Decorators and how they relate to Python - A little insight please!

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Fri Oct 20 07:46:33 CEST 2006

jmcantrell at wrote:

> it's handy for doing things like validation of parameter and return
> types. Like...
> @accepts(int,int)
> @returns(int)
> def add(a,b):
>     return a+b

using Python decorators to turn Python into something that's not Python 
doesn't seem very handy to me, though.


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