[Python-Dev] deprecation of abstractstaticmethod and abstractclassmethod

Steve Dower steve.dower at python.org
Wed May 15 16:00:16 EDT 2019

On 15May2019 1248, Nathaniel Smith wrote:
> I don't care about the deprecation either way. But can we fix the 
> individual decorators so both orders work? Even if it requires a special 
> case in the code, it seems worthwhile to remove a subtle user-visible 
> footgun.

The classmethod and staticmethod objects already have a getter for 
__isabstractmethod__ that forwards to the underlying object, so they 
should just need a setter as well, right?

I also have no strong opinion about deprecation. But fixing this seems 
pretty straightforward and may be a good task for someone's first C 


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