Alternative decorator syntax decision

David Fraser davidf at sjsoft.com
Fri Aug 20 14:44:16 CEST 2004


Michael Sparks wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Paul McGuire wrote:
> 
> 
>>"Delaney, Timothy C (Timothy)" <tdelaney at avaya.com> wrote in message
>>news:mailman.1989.1092960560.5135.python-list at python.org...
>>
>>>I think a web page for tabulating votes would be better (see the
>>>response to the previous vote on 3 syntaxes).
>>
>>I couldn't agree more, Tim, but time is short.
> 
> 
> Time might be short, but don't forget timezone issues. Usenet takes time
> to propogate postings, etc.
> 
> 
>>BTW, where are all the votes for option "A"?  Where are all the people who
>>hated it but now like it?
> 
> 
> I think one of the problems is the vote might be viewed as "which
> alternative to A1 do you like" rather than "which alternative, even
> including A1, do you like" - personally I'd be very interested to see
> the level of support for A1, _especially_ if it overwhelms support for
> any other syntax...
> 
> Tallying the results of 22 votes now:
> 
>  > for i in `cat votes.txt |cut -d, -f1`; do echo $i; done|sort|uniq -c
>       4 A1
>      14 C1
>       2 C2
>       1 C4
>       2 D1
>       1 D2
>       2 E1
>       2 E2
>       1 E4
>       5 F
>       1 H
>       1 I
>      23 J2
>       3 K
>       4 L
> 
> People who changed their votes from "J2 J2 A1" to "J2 J2 J2" I've
> included as "J2 J2 A1" based on the question above.
> 
> Votes included minus email addresses below...
> 
> Regards,

I'm keeping a running tally at http://davidf.sjsoft.com/decoratortally.htm

Code used at http://davidf.sjsoft.com/files/countvotes.py
Now I'm tempted to make it include an nntp client to make it fully 
automatic ... interesting that I actually haven't used decorators to 
write this at all! :-)

David



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