Are decorators really that different from metaclasses...
ajsiegel at optonline.com
Thu Aug 26 17:23:25 CEST 2004
On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 00:53:51 +1000, Anthony Baxter
<anthonybaxter at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Thu, 26 Aug 2004 14:40:18 GMT, Arthur <ajsiegel at optonline.com> wrote:
>> >IMO, to change it inside of a function def should be (but isn't) as easy
>> > >>> def foo():
>> > ... """ I am foo """
>> > ... __doc__ = __doc__ + 'indeed'
>> Yes. Not only do I follow, but I think we came to exactly the same
>> place, from very different directions, and coming from what I sense is
>> very different backgrounds.
>> Its just that I don't think many others seem to find that as
>> interesting as I happen to.
>Not so much that, as running out of ways to restate myself. The
>proposed syntax above still requires magic handling of double-under
>variables in a function, and a new namespace. I can't see how you can
>think that this is a _good_ thing.
Forgive me, that I am not necessarily able to grasp why it is
necessarily a bad thing. or a badder thing than other things. But do
not discount at all your advice that we are in pie-in-the-sky land.
The weight of evidence - being the general lack of interest in this
thread, being taken into account.
But as I explained earlier, I was hoping some fortipation (or other
mojo someone might provide) might make this come together some.
Ain't to be if it ain't to be.
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