[Python-Dev] Re: Christmas Wishlist

Bill Janssen janssen at parc.com
Mon Dec 15 17:49:50 EST 2003

Ken Manheimer writes:
> I'd say there's a legitimate need for
> relative imports, and we need some explicit gesture to disambiguate
> between a relative and absolute import, one way or the other.

I'd agree with Ken here.  I think the importance of being able to do
relative imports grows as well with the ability to compile Python into
foreign frameworks, like Jython or .NET.  I'd invent an ugly syntax
for relative imports, and let the default be absolute.


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