__metaclass__ and __author__ are already decorators
Tor Iver Wilhelmsen
tor.iver.wilhelmsen at broadpark.no
Sun Aug 22 10:44:24 CEST 2004
Leif K-Brooks <eurleif at ecritters.biz> writes:
> Which is, like I said, assigning new meaning to an old syntax. That
> seems confusing to me; why not just create a new syntax?
One could argue for the other way around as well: __metaclass__ et al
are class variables assigned special meaning. If new syntax for
decorators is important, why introduce the __metaclass__ "decorator"
before the new syntax is present?
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