[Python-Dev] Advice in stat.py
Barry A. Warsaw
Fri, 27 Jul 2001 13:12:54 -0400
>>>>> "GW" == Greg Ward <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
GW> My understanding was that it's generally considered Bad Form
GW> to do this at module level, while doing it at function level
GW> is tricky (or a performance hit? whatever...) because of
GW> nested scopes.
Yes, but some modules are designed for from-import-* so they're less
evil. types, stat, and Tkinter are the three most common ones for
me. Usually though if I'm importing fewer than about 3 symbols, I'll
import then explicitly.