[Python-Dev] decorator module in stdlib?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 23:40:44 CEST 2009

P.J. Eby wrote:
> Anyway, it's nice for decorators to be transparent to inspection when
> the decorator doesn't actually modify the calling signature, so that you
> can then use your decorated functions with tools like the above.

If anyone wanted to take PEP 362 up again, we could easily add a
__signature__ attribute to functools.update_wrapper. It may be too late
to hammer it into shape for 3.1/2.7 though (I don't recall how far the
PEP was from being ready for prime time) .


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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