[Import-SIG] Is ".ns" really the right extension?

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Sun Jul 10 22:32:10 CEST 2011

On Jul 09, 2011, at 05:20 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:

>It seems to me that what the actual meaning of a foo.ns file is, "The 'foo'
>portion of the this namespace is installed here".  And that thus, foo.portion
>or foo.part or foo.contribution something like that would be more
>appropriate, given the PEP terminology.

+1 and your rewritten example makes a lot of sense.

I don't particularly like .contrib, and I saw in a followup that someone
proposed .pyp.  I'd be fine with that, but if you want something more
descriptive (i.e. longer), then .portion works for me.

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