juenglin at cs.pdx.edu
Tue Feb 8 16:42:26 EST 2005
On Tue, 2005-02-08 at 10:27, Chris Barker wrote:
> Travis Oliphant wrote:
> > from scipy import *
> And I'd like to see this deprecated.
I don't understand what's wrong with this. (Of course, the module
you do the "from XXX import *" with should be designed for this).
This is on of the hallmarks of Python that facilitate rapid
development: When you want to get familiar with an unfamiliar
library module, start up python in a shell, do the
"from XXX import *" thing, and start playing.
Name space pollution is not an issue, because when you write
programs, you don't do "from XXX import *".
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