[Zope-dev] zope.formlib's action decorator return Action() object, not the decorated function. Why?

Jan-Wijbrand Kolman janwijbrand at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 08:01:04 UTC 2012

On 9/16/12 09:38 , Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> On Sep 16, 2012, at 07:28, Marius Gedminas <marius at gedmin.as> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 01:44:30PM +0200, Jan-Wijbrand Kolman wrote:
>>> After years and years of heavily using zope.formlib it suddenly struck
>>> me that the zope.formlib.form.action decorator returns an Action()
>>> object instead of the decorated function (this action object is also
>>> added to the form's actions sequence as a "side effect" of the decorator).
>>> I know wonder: Why?
>> (I've no clue.)
> Another effect of this is probably that you can use sphinx's autodoc for actions which would be unfortunate.

Ah, good catch. Didn't think of that yet...
regards, jw

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