[Python-Dev] decorator module patch
raymond.hettinger at verizon.net
Sun Mar 12 23:03:58 CET 2006
> I agree it makes sense to have "decorator", "memoize", "deprecated" and
> "partial" all being members of the same module, whether the name be
> "functools" or "functional" (although I have a slight preference for
> "functools" due to the parallel with "itertools").
I like "functools" for a different reason -- the name is sufficiently broad so
that we don't have fret about whether a particular tool fits within the module's
scope. In contrast, a name like "functional" suggests that some of these tools
don't quite fit.
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