decorator J4 - any objections?

Martin DeMello martindemello at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 21 12:20:20 CEST 2004


Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@nospam.invalid> wrote:
> Martin DeMello <martindemello at yahoo.com> writes:
> > >     def func(arg1, arg2)
> > >         @version("Added in 2.4")
> > >         @returns(None):
> > > 
> > >         """Docstring could be here, or in decorator part above"""
> > >         # body goes here
> > 
> > It's really nice to have an outdented marker for when the actual
> > function body begins.
> 
> I don't really see why, but the decorators don't have to be indented:
> 
>      def func(arg1, arg2)
>      -version("Added in 2.4")
>      -returns(None):
>  
>          """Docstring could be here, or in decorator part above"""
>          # body goes here
> 
> I guess that's ugly though.

Yep. What I love about J4 is it lets you scan a file very quickly,
jumping from function to function and to the body when you find the one
you want. Very little visual clutter.

martin



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