[Python-Dev] Threading, scalability, and possible bug report

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Wed, 24 Apr 2002 00:35:00 -0400


On Tue, Apr 23, 2002, Ian Kjos wrote:
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> Lastly, before this goes standard I'll make it safe for "from X import *".

-1 even without looking at the rest.

import * is evil, evil, evil; it's a recipe for namespace pollution; it
makes debugging a total chore.

Okay, it's not quite that bad, but I do everything I can to discourage
its use.  I'll look at the rest later.
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