[Python-ideas] Assignment decorators (Re: The Descriptor Protocol...)

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Mar 4 07:59:04 CET 2011

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> I think I'd prefer the one-liner-with-string-literal over the
> two-liner-with-decorator. Though I don't know if these frequently
> occur in bunches.

Yes, they do, which is why I'd prefer a one-line solution as well.

Thinking about that, I've realised something else. The docstrings
often take up most of a line, so it's galling to have to spend
horizontal space on repeating the name.


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