[Python-Dev] Re: Cuddly constants seek loving, stable home

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 23 Aug 2001 10:43:37 -0400

> >>>>> "KY" == Ka-Ping Yee <ping@lfw.org> writes:
>     KY> Just a suggestion, but how about sys.consts?  Like os.path, as
>     KY> in sys.consts.CO_NESTED, sys.consts.CO_FUTURE_DIVISION, etc.
>     KY> So there's only one new object in sys, and it can contain the
>     KY> weird internal stuff. :)
> +1.  It's much better to qualify them in a subpackage or object than
> put them in sys's top level namespace.

+0.  It's the better solution but I bet it's more work to code it than
_sysconst.  I'm not volunteering, and I want Tim to have time to help
with the type/class unification, which is behind schedule.

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