[Python-Dev] Adding Optik to 2.3 standard library
Barry A. Warsaw
Sun, 14 Apr 2002 19:30:58 -0400
>>>>> "SP" == Samuele Pedroni <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
SP> Seriously, what do you mean by that? I imagine ugly things
Naw, I have a beautiful mind. :)
SP> Btw, Jython
SP> (as you might now) has deep-auto-importing, that means
SP> import pkg1.pkg2
SP> in Jython can be written as:
SP> import pkg1
Indeed, and that's exactly what I'd like to see, although I don't mind
it if packages have to be specially instrumented to provide this
SP> (yes you should still import the first-level package),
SP> this was intended for Java imports but then
SP> extended to python packages too for symmetry.
SP> OTOH is a great way to write non-portable
SP> (to CPython) jython code <wink>.
Another good reason to add something like this!