Latest recipes tagged "functools" Code RecipesA memoize decorator for instance methods (Python) 2010-11-04T20:23:35-07:00Daniel Miller <p style="color: grey"> Python recipe 577452 by <a href="/recipes/users/4016391/">Daniel Miller</a> (<a href="/recipes/tags/cache/">cache</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/functools/">functools</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/memoize/">memoize</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/partial/">partial</a>). </p> <p>A simple result-caching decorator for instance methods. NOTE: does not work with plain old non-instance-method functions. The cache is stored on the instance to prevent memory leaks caused by long-term caching beyond the life of the instance (almost all other recipes I found suffer from this problem when used with instance methods).</p>