Are decorators really that different from metaclasses...
Hallvard B Furuseth
h.b.furuseth at usit.uio.no
Wed Sep 1 00:23:13 CEST 2004
Paul Morrow wrote:
>Jeff Epler wrote:
>> In your proposed model, what does the following code do?
>> def f():
>> __var__ = 3
>> return __var__
>> f.__var__ += 1
>> print f()
> Only assignments to __xxx__ variables at the very start of a function
> def would have this special semantics. So your return statement would
> be referencing a name (__var__) that doesn't exist in the function's
> local variable namespace.
No, that would silently return a surprising result if __var__ existed in
the global namespace. Better make it a syntax error or something.
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