[Python-Dev] Add __exports__ to modules

Christian Tismer tismer@tismer.com
Wed, 10 Jan 2001 13:06:42 +0200

Ka-Ping Yee wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> > Okay, how about this as a compromise first step?  Allow programmers to put
> > __exports__ lists in their modules but don't do anything with them *except*
> > modify dir() to respect that if it exists?
> I'd say: Just have dir() and import * pay attention to __exports__.
> Don't mess with getattr or __dict__.

quadruple-nodd - chris

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