PEP 318 decorators are not Decorators

Arien Malec arien_malec at
Sat Aug 14 01:20:42 CEST 2004

Skip Montanaro <skip at> wrote in
news:mailman.1625.1092418237.5135.python-list at 
>     Arien> 3) Won't most programmers think GoF decorators before
>     compiler syntax tree decorators?
> Not if they are unfamiliar with the GoF patterns (myself included).


decorate "syntax tree" -pattern --> 129 hits
decorator "syntax tree" -pattern --> 20 hits
decorator pattern -"syntax tree" --> about 62,000 hits


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