[Import-sig] Kick-off

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 04 Feb 2000 13:48:07 -0500

> I'd like to add an ultra-short-term issue: possible changes
> to 1.6.0 that makes it easier to experiment with alternate
> import strategies, mostly for installation tools like gordon's
> install and pythonworks' deployment subsystem.
> (as discussed on last week's consortium meeting)
> most importantly, I'd like to come up with a way to execute
> small snippets of script code *before* Python attempts to
> import stuff like exceptions.py.

In my notes of the consortium meeting, I have punch a tiny hole in the
interpreter through which /F can drive his truck."

Unfortunately I don't recall where the hole should be punched.  Since
you have an application for this, can you remind me?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)