[Import-sig] Re: [Python-Dev] Proposal for a modified import mechanism.
Prabhu Ramachandran <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Mon, 12 Nov 2001 13:04:01 +0530
>>>>> "GMcM" == Gordon McMillan <email@example.com> writes:
>> I guess this was unclear. My addition is extremely simple and
>> does not do anything new. Here is an illustration
GMcM> And I wasn't clear. I wasn't complaining about your
GMcM> implementation. I was complaining that the rules of import
GMcM> are ill-specified. There are many import hacks in use today
GMcM> that rely on undocumented features, some of which are
GMcM> When package support was introduced, no one knew how
GMcM> packages would end up being used. I would hate to see Python
GMcM> stuck supporting some of this crap under the guise of
GMcM> "backwards compatibility".
Okay, so what do you propose? What do you think is the best
solution?? import, rimport, rrimport??
p.s. I am not on import-sig so please cc me in on replies. Thanks.