[Python-Dev] Adding Optik to 2.3 standard library
Sun, 14 Apr 2002 23:21:06 -0400
On Sunday 14 April 2002 06:18 pm, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
> >>>>> "GvR" == Guido van Rossum <email@example.com> writes:
> GvR> To the contrary. Only problem is how to prevent loading all
> GvR> of optik when one imports getopt.getopt (and getopt.error).
> Too bad modules can't have __getattr__'s :)
> Seriously, I wonder if it's time to write (or adopt) a general
> autoloading facility for Python?
Pmw (Python Megawidgets, http://pmw.sourceforge.net/) has a lazy loader. It
is loaded by __init__.py when the Pmw package is loaded. The loader is in