[I18n-sig] Re: Patch 101320: doc strings

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw@beopen.com
Tue, 5 Sep 2000 23:47:19 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "FP" == ISO  <pinard@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:

    FP> As for `gettext.install' function, it looks awkward.  This
    FP> would be the only case I know, in the Python library, where a
    FP> library function hacks a variable in the local name space.

It doesn't.  gettext.install() hacks the __builtin__ module's
namespace, which is the last namespace search after locals and
globals.  So if a module defines _(), that definition will override
the one put in __builtin__ by gettext.install().