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Decorator syntax currently allows only a dotted_name after the @. As far as I can tell, this was a gut-feeling decision made by Guido. [1]

I spoke with Nick Coghlan at PyTexas about this, and he suggested that if someone did the work, there might be interest in revisiting this restriction.

The attached patch allows any testlist to follow the @.

The following are now valid:

@(lambda x:x)
def f():
    pass

@(spam if p else eggs)
def f():
    pass

@spam().ham().eggs()
def f():
    pass

[1] http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2004-August/046711.html
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