[Import-SIG] an old idea: getting rid of __init__.py

Eric Snow ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com
Sun May 3 00:22:31 CEST 2015

When namespace packages were under discussion I remember we were
seriously considering eliminating the requirement of __init__.py for
*all* packages.  Well, I stumbled onto the following post from Guido
predating namespace packages by several years:


Food for thought. :)


p.s. I haven't yet read through the thread, but I expect the
conversation dragged out long enough that the proposal lost steam.

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