[Python-Dev] Re: Plea for function/method syntax sugar (PEP 318, with a different syntax)

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Thu Feb 19 12:24:06 EST 2004

On Feb 19, 2004, at 12:06 PM, Michael Hudson wrote:

> Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com> writes:
>> Also note that the patch also adds the same sugar to classes, so you
>> could use it in lieu of metaclasses for some cases (like transforming
>> some members that follow a naming convention into properties):
>>>>> class Foo(object) [type]:
>> ...   pass
>> ...
>>>>> Foo
>> <type 'type'>
> FWIW, I'm rather less convinced this is useful.

Me too, because you can do it with metaclasses... but then again, 
composing metaclasses is a pain in the butt.


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