[Python-ideas] Access to function objects

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Aug 9 03:36:01 CEST 2011

Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> writes:

> AFAIK there is no fool-proof way to peel back a decorator; decorators
> aren't required to have any specific implementation.
> If the use case was important it would reopen the question of always
> making this value available as a frame attribute. But I'm not sure why
> the line number indicated by the code object (which *is* accessible)
> is insufficient.

Which code object, though? If we can't get at the innermost function
(which is the code location we're interested in) handling the URL, how
will we get its line number?

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