decorators - more than just syntactic sugar

Michele Simionato michele.simionato at
Mon Aug 13 08:09:43 CEST 2007

On Aug 11, 8:30 pm, Helmut Jarausch <jarau... at> wrote:
> Hi,
> are decorators more than just syntactic sugar in python 2.x and what
> about python 3k ?

Well, I argued may times that syntactic sugar is important (all Turing
complete languages differs by syntactic sugar only) and having or not
a given syntactic sugar makes a difference between writing and not
a given program. Having decorators in core Python makes us think
Have a look at David Mertz article

   Michele Simionato

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