[Python-Dev] functools.compose to chain functions together
steve at pearwood.info
Sun Aug 16 14:14:56 CEST 2009
On Sat, 15 Aug 2009 04:39:03 am Jason R. Coombs wrote:
> I'd like to express additional interest in python patch 1660179,
> discussed here:
> But to me, a compose function is much easier to read and much more
> consistent with the decorator usage syntax itself.
> def meta_decorator(data):
> return compose(dec_register_function_for_x, dec_alter_docstring,
Surely that's better written as:
meta_decorator = compose(dec_register_function_for_x,
> I admit, I may be a bit biased; my first formal programming course
> was taught in Scheme.
Mine wasn't -- I've never even used Scheme, or Lisp, or any other
functional language. But I've come to appreciate Python's functional
tools, and would like to give a +0.5 to compose(). +1 if anyone can
come up with additional use-cases.
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