[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 318: Decorators last before colon

Shane Hathaway shane at zope.com
Mon Apr 5 11:50:57 EDT 2004

Mark Russell wrote:
> What about:
> 	[as classmethod]
> 	def foo(bar, baz):
> 	    pass
> To me this is more obvious (and less like p*rl) that *[classmethod], and
> it is also currently a syntax error so won't break existing code.

I agree, it's nice.  You could even use this syntax at the interactive 
prompt.  The "is" keyword is another choice, too.


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