[Distutils] DRAFT PEP 396 - module version number
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Wed Jun 8 05:48:43 CEST 2011
Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> writes:
> Hi Éric,
> On Jun 07, 2011, at 05:30 PM, Éric Araujo wrote:
> >Just two things I thought about while perusing my archives yesterday.
> >>>> #. For modules which are also packages, the module namespace
> >>>> SHOULD include the ``__version__`` attribute.
> >>> I’m still not sure “module namespace” will be clear to everyone.
Agreed. Damn English and its ample opportunities for ambiguity.
> So, what *should* we call this thing? Note that in the PEP, I'm
> specifically talking about the namespace, not the file. Maybe
> "module's namespace" would be clearer?
I think the grammar could be even clearer:
For modules which are also packages, the ``__version__`` attribute
SHOULD be in the module's namespace.
\ “The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But |
`\ the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound |
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