[Python-Dev] PEP 318: Let's not give in to FUD
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Fri Apr 2 11:59:47 EST 2004
Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> writes:
> At least with decorator-before-colon trying to run the code in older
> interpreters will barf loudly.
On Friday 02 April 2004 11:34 am, Michael Hudson wrote:
> I think this is a good point that hadn't occurred to me: silent
> failures suck.
There's also the little matter that using syntax only, without new keywords,
allows us to avoid __future__ imports and all the implementation cruft that
Decorator-before-colon wins out big time for me.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation
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