Using metaclasses to play with decorators.

j_mckitrick j_mckitrick at bigfoot.com
Fri Jun 18 02:42:40 CEST 2004


You guys are WAY over my head, and I'm supposed to be a C.S. junior!  :-\

Could someone give me an idea of what metaclasses and decorators _are_?

I think metaclasses are classes with their base methods overridden, correct?

And decorators are a form of delegation, right?

If so, where am I wrong?  And how do these techniques make for better code/coding?

jonathon



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