[Python-Dev] functions decorators in 2.4?
bac at OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Sat Jun 19 01:19:14 EDT 2004
Martin Zarate wrote:
> Why not use the underused "as" keyword for decorators?
> That is,
> def foo(bar, baz) as StaticMethod:
> It would be very handy for classes, as I've worked with custom class
> structures (such as an overcomplicated interface-based structure that I was
> experimenting with) that it would be useful for.
I think Guido has said no more syntax ideas on this one. It's either
before the 'def', after the argument list, or like Java 1.5 .
> Are there plans to extend this to fully custom blocks and statements like in
> Ruby? Or will it only be for modified def and class statements?
Since Python does not have blocks like Ruby this is a moot point at the
moment. If Python grows blocks like Ruby it can be determined then. As
it stands now it is only meant for functions and methods.
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