__peter__ at web.de
Fri Jun 22 00:27:34 CEST 2007
David Abrahams wrote:
> I'm pretty comfortable with Python, but recently I'm constantly
> finding mysterious issues with import. For example, looking at
> the examples use the symbol 'HTML' but it's not defined locally, it's
> not explicitly imported, and there's no import *. Yet doctest will
> test this module and it passes with flying colors. It turns out HTML
> is defined in genshi.input. How do I know that? I grepped for it.
> How does it become available to this module?
Explicitly passed, see
> Another example: I was recently working on some code that did an
> import from inside a class method. That import was failing. I moved
> the import to the top of the file (at module scope) and it succeeded.
> I'm fairly sure that nobody was monkeying around with sys.path in that
> case. Can anyone think of a likely explanation?
Too vague, sorry.
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