decorators

sjdevnull at yahoo.com sjdevnull at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 9 06:22:42 CET 2006


John Henry wrote:
> I must be very thick.  I keep reading about what decorators are and I
> still don't have a good feel about it.  See, for example:
>
> http://alex.dojotoolkit.org/?p=564
>
> What exactly do I use decorators for?

Metafunctions.  Saying

@mydecorator
def foo(...):
  ...

is just an alternative way of writing:
def foo(...):
  ...
foo = mydecorator(foo)




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