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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Mar 10 00:01:43 CET 2011

Terry Reedy wrote:

> but we do not really want a new keyword for every new type of object 
> with a definition name. Can we do with just one?

Well, my suggestion is to re-use 'def', whose English meaning
is much more general than its current use in Python.

I don't like 'make' so much, because I'd prefer something
that sounds more declarative.


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