[Python-Dev] Add __exports__ to modules

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 08 Jan 2001 09:33:09 -0500

> hehe... adding __exports__ to your module is fine. Adding more crud to
> Python, in opposition to the "we're all adults" motto, doesn't seem Right.
> Somebody wants to use "from foo import *" on a module not designed for it?
> Too bad for them. If you're suggesting __exports__ is to patch over problems
> caused by "from foo import *", then I think you're barking up the wrong tree
> :-)

You haven't been answering many newbie questions lately, have you? :-)

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