28 Dec 2004 titus   » (Journeyer)

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Decorators in Quixote

Kevin Dangoor queried about decorators in Quixote, and here are implementations of his two suggested decorators. They seem to make sense syntactically.

First, one to restrict access to the decorated function to logged-in users:

from quixote.errors import AccessError

def require_login(func): """ decorator: require login to run decorated function. """ def wrapper(request): if not request.session.user: raise AccessError("you must be logged in!") return func(request)

return wrapper

Use like so:

def func(request):

A slightly more complex case follows: here are two functions to export names for publication by Quixote.

def export(func):
    decorator; export decorated function under its __name__.
    _q_exports = func.func_globals['_q_exports']

return func

def export_names(*names): """ decorator; export decorated function under all given names. """

# build a new function to return; this is what will be called on # the following function. def export_func(func, names=names): _q_exports = func.func_globals['_q_exports'] for name in names: _q_exports.append((name, func.__name__,))

return func

return export_func

Use these like so:

def func(request):

@export_names("name1", "name2") def func2(request): ...

It's a little bit irritating that you have to grab _q_exports from func_globals but *shrug* that's scoping for ya! (If you don't do this, then you can't import the decorators from another module.)


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