alias method definitions / syntactic sugar suggestion
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Mar 18 20:41:34 CET 2009
In article <mailman.1321.1236340190.11746.python-list at python.org>,
andrew cooke <andrew at acooke.org> wrote:
>Terry Reedy wrote:
>> def someFantasticMethod(args): ...
>does this exist? i read the previous post and thought "i think a
>decorator could do that", but i haven't written one.
>the reason i ask is that for 3->2 backwards compatability i need to do
>this in a couple of places. it would be nice to have:
> def __bool__(self):
>and even better(?) if it could depend on python version!
How about using a class decorator?
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