[Python-Dev] Dropping decorator syntax for 2.4?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Jun 2 12:24:27 EDT 2004

> I would love to have method decorators in Python 2.4.  I don't even 
> care which syntax it has at this point.  I'll donate more money to the 
> PSF, or write the implementation myself, if that's what it takes.
> I write a lot of PyObjC code, which often requires method wrapping so 
> that it can bridge with existing Objective C code properly.  It pains 
> me every time I have to write foo = bar(foo), for arbitrarily long foo 
> (and they do get arbitrarily long).  It would make a lot of Mac OS X 
> developers very happy, especially myself, if there was an alternative.

Do you need it for classes too, or only for methods?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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