[Python-Dev] Classes that claim to be defined in __builtin__
jim at zope.com
Tue Aug 10 17:19:04 CEST 2004
Nick Bastin wrote:
> On Aug 9, 2004, at 6:16 PM, Jim Fulton wrote:
>> James Y Knight wrote:
>>> IMO classes ought to actually appear in __builtin__ if they claim
>>> they are defined there. Doing otherwise breaks reflection, as you
>>> have to add a special case for these class names to use the
>>> appropriate object from the types module instead. Thoughts?
>> I agree.
> I think this should stand for functions as well. help() is a good
> example. It's a bit confusing for newbies that help.__module__ is
> 'site', but 'site' isn't in their local namespace.
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