[Python-3000-checkins] r64624 - in python/branches/py3k/Lib/urllib: parse.py request.py
fdrake at acm.org
Tue Jul 1 22:41:35 CEST 2008
On Jul 1, 2008, at 4:28 PM, Georg Brandl wrote:
> While I'm opposed to sweeping stdlib refactorings, this is an
> exception because a) the urllib package was only recently created,
I'm not objecting to a refactoring; that would work just fine for the
> b) the imports are from other urllib submodules and therefore
> should be easy to understand and c) it mirrors what was done
> in urllib2.py.
What I am objecting to is the assertion that importing names directly
into the global namespace for a module is in any way "cleaner".
That's a style issue, and I don't think there's anything approximating
consensus on the matter.
Fred Drake <fdrake at acm.org>
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