[Python-Dev] Add __exports__ to modules

Moshe Zadka moshez@zadka.site.co.il
Tue, 9 Jan 2001 03:30:09 +0200 (IST)

On Mon, 08 Jan 2001 09:01:49 -0800, Paul Prescod <paulp@ActiveState.com> wrote:

> dir() is one of the "interactive tools" I'd like to work better in the
> presence of __exports__. On the other hand, dir() works pretty poorly
> for object instances today so maybe we need something new anyhow. 
> Perhaps attrs()? 
> If there were an "attrs()" and it basically returned __exports__ if it
> existed and dir() if it didn't, then I would buy it. Graphical apps
> would just build on attrs().

Even better, __exports__ could be what was imported in 
from foo import *.
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