[Python-Dev] Great Renaming? What is the goal?
Mon, 27 Mar 2000 12:14:46 -0500 (EST)
>>>>> "PF" == Peter Funk <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
PF> That is even worse. So not only the 'import' sections, which I
PF> usually keep at the top of my modules, have to be changed: This
PF> way for example 're.compile(...' has to be changed into
PF> 'text.re.compile(...' all over the place possibly breaking the
PF> 'Maximum Line Length' styleguide rule.
There is nothing wrong with changing only the import statement:
from text import re
The only problematic use of from ... import ... is
from text.re import *
which adds an unspecified set of names to the current namespace.