[Import-SIG] What if namespace imports weren't special?

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Mon Jul 11 16:32:13 CEST 2011

On Jul 10, 2011, at 11:57 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:

>I'm noticing, though, that the more I hear "partitioned package", the less I
>like it, and the more I wish I hadn't proposed it.  ;-)
>It's fundamentally wrong, because (e.g.) peak.util is *not* a single thing
>that's been partitioned, *even though* it started out that way.
>It's just a bunch of things with a common namespace, and ISTM the name
>*really* ought to reflect that.
>Common namespace packages?  Shared namespace packages?  Surname packages?  ;-)

Does 'package portions' not fit the bill?

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