Another worthless decorator syntax suggestion

Istvan Albert ialbert at mailblocks.com
Tue Sep 14 14:31:55 CEST 2004


Fernando Rodríguez wrote:

> Yuck... A very bad decision, IMHO. One that takes Python's syntax closer to
> Perl's mess.

Probably not. Perl aims to be a flexible language that tries to mimic
real languages in that even simple statements can be formulated
in many ways. The hope is that this will allow people to better express
the purpose of the code. Whether or not this is a realistic goal
is debatable (with all signs pointing to no ;-) ).

Istvan.



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