On 13 Jul 2002 at 19:58, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
Gordon McMillan wrote:
Getting from <toplevelname> import urllib and import urllib
to return the same (is, not equals) object will require very delicate surgery on some very difficult code. And without it, most non-trivial scripts will break in very mysterious ways.
Not really. The following code does all it takes to make this work for e.g. having 'import DateTime' and 'from mx import DateTime' provide the same symbols:
The module objects would be different, but that's just about it.
Which was exactly my point. Much code that does *not* use "from ... import ..." in fact relies on having the same module object.
-- Gordon http://www.mcmillan-inc.com/