[Python-Dev] Advice in stat.py

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Mon, 30 Jul 2001 01:12:17 -0400 (EDT)

Greg Ewing writes:
 > How are we supposed to convince impressionable newbies to stay away
 > from the evil drug of import * if the docs for one of the standard
 > modules is brazenly advocating its use?

  If Guido will back off on saying that it's acceptable to use it that
way, I can assure you the docs will be corrected.  But if he's still
advocating that usage (silly Dutchman), I don't think I should touch
  Even if it is silly.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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