Re: dispatch tables in Python 2.4
From: Paul Moore (pf_moore_at_yahoo.co.uk)
Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2004 16:34:02 +0100
firstname.lastname@example.org (Michele Simionato) writes:
> BTW, what's the status of the so called "functional" module? I think
> there was a rumor of such a module scheduled for Python 2.4 or 2.5.
> To play with decorators we really need some standard way to compose
> functions and to do partial application of arguments.
PEP 309 is marked as "Accepted", and an implementation patch exists.
The PEP needs updating, and there are possibly a few more procedural
things to do before the code is checked in. I emailed the author of
the PEP on Friday, asking about this. I think it's mainly lack of
The PEP only covers partial application, BTW.
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