[Python-Dev] @decoration of classes

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Mar 31 04:21:41 CEST 2005

At 10:05 AM 3/31/05 +1000, Nick Coghlan wrote:
>PJE's example of moving the decoration near the top of the class 
>definition without allowing class decoration contains an important caveat: 
>it requires that the decorators be written to support doing that. Allowing 
>class decoration means any appropriate decorators can be used, unmodified, 
>to affect classes as well as functions.

Yeah, but that can be trivially worked around using a 'decorate' function, 

from protocols.advice import addClassAdvisor

def decorate(*decorators):
     decorators = list(decorators)[::-1]
     def callback(cls):
         for dec in decorators:
             cls = cls(dec)
         return cls

class SomeClass:

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