[Grok-dev] concerns about grokcore.component.provides

Gary Poster gary.poster at gmail.com
Wed Sep 9 11:50:09 EDT 2009

On Sep 9, 2009, at 11:35 AM, Martijn Faassen wrote:

> Hey,
> Gary Poster wrote:
> [snip]
>> That said, it works well for classes, but less so for functions, for
>> which the adaptation might be looking up an already-existing object
>> (this has existed, though I forget where).  Leo's idea, from a
>> following email, is better suited to a theoretical use of adapters,  
>> as
>> they are used now.  I prefer "creates" but then that's because I have
>> an agenda. :-)
> I like 'creates' better too (also better than adapts_to, which I  
> came up
> with in my last post).
> Including functions into the discussion was very useful (thanks Leo  
> for
> bringing this up). I think however having a look at class decorators  
> in
> a future version of Martian might be a more fruitful direction there  
> (as
> I indicated at the end of my last post).

Yes, I saw that, cool.

I'm not exactly overwhelmed with free time :-) but I feel like I ought  
to offer to help.  If we get a consensus on "creates" and it is  
something you think you can delegate, at least in part, then let me  


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