[Python-3000] PEP 3124 - Overloading, Generic Functions, Interfaces, etc.

Jim Jewett jimjjewett at gmail.com
Sat May 12 21:03:05 CEST 2007

On 5/12/07, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 01:43 PM 5/12/2007 +1200, Greg Ewing wrote:

> In practice, @around is mostly used for application-defined special
> cases, and there is no higher authority than the application who
> needs to override things.  If a library needs special combinators
> internally, it's better off making them lower-than- at around
> precedence.  Normal, before, and after methods are usually adequate
> for libraries.  (Aside from special-purpose combinators like the
> @discount example.)

(1)  Would it be reaonable to say this in the PEP?

(2)  Would it be reasonable to leave out (or at least, leave for
another PEP) the extension methods like discount?


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