[Python-Dev] Great Renaming? What is the goal?

Peter Funk pf@artcom-gmbh.de
Mon, 27 Mar 2000 10:35:50 +0200 (MEST)


> > 	import sys, os, time, re, struct, cPickle, parser

Ka-Ping Yee:
> Won't
>     import sys, os, time.time, text.re, bin.struct, data.pickle, python.parser
> also work?  ...i hope?

That is even worse.  So not only the 'import' sections, which I usually 
keep at the top of my modules, have to be changed:  This way for example
're.compile(...' has to be changed into 'text.re.compile(...' all over 
the place possibly breaking the 'Maximum Line Length' styleguide rule.

Regards, Peter