Rejecting the J2 decorators proposal

Ville Vainio ville at
Wed Sep 1 09:18:35 CEST 2004

>>>>> "Guido" == Guido van Rossum <gvanrossum at> writes:

    Guido> everything remains as currently in CVS. For 2.4b1, I will
    Guido> consider a change of @ to some other single character, even

Great - I bet many of those who preferred & endorsed J2 over @pie did
so because of the @ character (well, I did at least).

    Guido> audience (like 3rd party library packages). Using
    Guido> decorators for type annotations in particular looks
    Guido> tedious, and this particular application is so important
    Guido> that I expect Python 3000 will have optional type
    Guido> declarations integrated into the argument list.

Looking forward to be able to vote on the syntax for those ;-).

Ville Vainio

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