A desperate lunge for on-topic-ness
ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 01:24:34 CEST 2012
On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 4:34 PM, Steven D'Aprano
<steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:50:11 -0600, Ian Kelly wrote:
>>> if someone is foolish enough to use the
>>> from xyz import *
>> It's already a SyntaxError to use a wildcard import anywhere other than
>> the module level, so its use can only affect global variables.
> In Python 3.x.
> In Python 2.x, which includes the most recent version of three of the
> four "big implementations" (PyPy, Jython, IronPython) it is still legal,
> at least in theory.
If we're talking about making changes to the language, then we're
clearly talking about Python 3.x and beyond. There are no more major
releases planned for 2.x.
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