[Import-SIG] PEP 382: Partial packages

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Sun Jul 10 22:36:39 CEST 2011

On Jul 10, 2011, at 01:59 PM, Eric V. Smith wrote:

>Partial package works for me. I too like the association with partial
>classes. ".pyp" is okay, although I'd avoid saying it stands for "Python
>Package", since the presence of the file is not what makes this code a
>package, it makes it a partial package.

I'd say it stands for "Python portion" which I guess isn't as descriptive as
"Python package portion", but it's close enough.   And at least according to


.pyp is unused.


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