On 15 January 2015 at 07:35, Donald Stufft firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Jan 14, 2015, at 4:19 PM, Brett Cannon email@example.com wrote:
But as Guido pointed out, we _like_ it being difficult to do because we don't want this kind of substitution happening as code ends up depending on bugs and quirks that you may fix.
Not all of us, I hate the default order of sys.path.
It's mostly an opinion that arises from debugging other people's problems after they've managed to import the wrong thing without realising it (cf. the "don't use 'socket.py' as the name of your script for learning about how TCP sockets work" problem). We're aware that annoys power users, but they're far better equipped to handle the problem than if we inverted the situation.