[Python-Dev] On breaking modules into packages Was: [issue10199] Move Demo/turtle under Lib/
solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Nov 3 04:35:38 CET 2010
On Tue, 2 Nov 2010 19:57:48 -0700
Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> > How could we have split the module into a package in a way that matched the
> > API, whilst still retaining backwards compatibility with the old API? We had
> > no choice but to export the public names at the top level.
> I'm not disagreeing with that. What I am saying is can now document
> that it's unittest.case.TestCase instead of having that just be an
> implementation detail.
-1. unittest.TestCase is far simpler and more obvious that any
javaesque qualified name. urllib.request and friends are already
More information about the Python-Dev