[Python-ideas] from __future__ import function_annotations

Collin Winter collinw at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 17:11:02 CEST 2007

On 4/11/07, Josiah Carlson <jcarlson at uci.edu> wrote:
> "Tobias Ivarsson" <thobes at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am just curiously wondering about the plans for introducing function
> > annotations (PEP 3107). I could not find any information about this in the
> > PEP, neither when I searched the mail archives.
> Function annotations are a Python 3.0 feature.  From what I understand,
> they have a potential implementation, tests, and documentation.  You
> just have to wait until the Alpha comes out.

Backporting annotations to 2.x was discussed in March
to generally positive reception. The only possible hiccup would be
that annotations wouldn't be supported for tuple parameters, since
tuple params won't survive in 3.0 anyway.

Collin Winter

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