[Python-ideas] Decorator syntax restriction

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 17:39:01 CEST 2009

Paul Moore wrote:
> 2009/10/2 Rob Cliffe <rob.cliffe at btinternet.com>:
>> So: please speak, if you agree with me, whether for the reasons I give or
>> for different ones, or if you disagree with me - please give reasons too.
> I believe that the key reason for there being restrictions is to avoid
> Python code looking like "line noise". That's not precise - the
> specific rules as given express a sensible (in my view) balance
> between this goal and simplicity of
> implementation/explanation/usability.

+1 to everything Paul said (including the parts I cut)

+1 to a patch that relaxes the restriction on decorations to allow
subscript operations in addition to call operations.


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

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