[Python-Dev] Relative Package Imports

Guido van Rossum guido@CNRI.Reston.VA.US
Fri, 10 Sep 1999 15:16:28 -0400

> I've spent the last two hours trying to get relative package
> imports to work because I need them for my extension packages
> which will soon all move under a new top-level package name
> to overcome the conflicts with PIL and Zope.

I'd much rather use absolute package names for anything that's not in
the same directory as the current module.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)