[Tutor] Python decorator

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Thu Aug 31 17:46:22 CEST 2006

János Juhász wrote:
> Hi,
> I have just started to play with TurboGears - it is really nice - and I 
> couldn't understand the decorators used by it.
> I have tried to interpret the http://wiki.python.org/moin/PythonDecorators 
> about decorators, but it is too difficult for me.

That's not the best starting point, it is more of historical interest. 
There was a huge debate about the syntax to use for decorators, it is 
summarized on that page.

See if this makes more sense:

You might also be interested in the examples in PEP 318 and this wiki page:


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