[Python-Dev] Definining properties - a use case for class decorators?

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Sat Oct 22 22:51:24 CEST 2005

Michele Simionato wrote:
> As other explained, the syntax would not work for functions (and it is
> not intended to).
> A possible use case I had in mind is to define inlined modules to be
> used as bunches
> of attributes. For instance, I could define a module as
> module m():
>     a = 1
>     b = 2
> where 'module' would be the following function:
> def module(name, args, dic):
>     mod = types.ModuleType(name, dic.get('__doc__'))
>     for k in dic: setattr(mod, k, dic[k])
>     return mod

Wow. This looks like an almighty tool. We can have modules, interfaces,
classes and properties all the like with this.

Guess a PEP would be nice.


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