[Python-Dev] Letting ../site-packages override the standard lib ?!

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Fri, 8 Sep 2000 16:52:02 -0400

On Fri, Sep 08, 2000 at 04:54:33PM -0400, Jeremy Hylton wrote:
>It invites confusion and headaches to read a bit of code that says
>"import pickle" and have its meaning depend on what oddball packages
>someone has installed on the system.  Good bye, portability!

Amen.  But then, I was against adding xml/ in the first place...