[Python-ideas] staticmethod and classmethod should be callable

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Fri Jun 22 16:30:56 EDT 2018

On Thu, Jun 21, 2018, at 05:00, INADA Naoki wrote:
> When Python 4, I think we can even throw away classmethod and staticmethod
> object.
> PyFunction can have binding flag instead, like METH_CLASS and METH_STATIC
> for PyCFunction.
> classmethod and staticmethod is just a function which modify the flag.

I can't remember the details, but I remember once having a reason to need to use staticmethod to store an attribute which happened to be a function.

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