[Python-Dev] Adding Optik to 2.3 standard library

Alex Martelli aleax@aleax.it
Mon, 15 Apr 2002 09:36:43 +0200

On Monday 15 April 2002 12:18 am, you wrote:
> >>>>> "GvR" == Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> 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 :)

Wouldn't the same instance-as-module trick as in, e.g.


let you make a "module-with-__getattr__" to most intents&purposes?