[Import-SIG] PEP 420: Implicit Namespace Packages
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Fri May 4 00:43:40 CEST 2012
On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 3:20 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd still prefer to just officially bless the existing "<whatever>"
> convention for non-filesystem imports over encouraging type checks on
> __loader__ or defining a new introspection interface for loaders.
> If we say "this is the stdlib convention" people are going to start using
> the same check as is now used in traceback.py
> The precedent is there with code objects, and I think it's a good example to
> Sent from my phone, thus the relative brevity :)
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