Using metaclasses to play with decorators.

Michele Simionato michele.simionato at poste.it
Fri Jun 18 08:25:36 CEST 2004


j_mckitrick at bigfoot.com (j_mckitrick) wrote in message news:<ec6dce8b.0406171642.7d523dc5 at posting.google.com>...
> 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

http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/moinmoin/MetaClasses

for decorators, look at PEP318.



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