[Python-Dev] other "magic strings" issues

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Mon Nov 10 05:34:40 EST 2003

Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> writes:

> I would love it if what happened really was something like:
>>>> from socket import *
>>>> print AF_UNIX
> socket.AF_UNIX
>>>> from errno import *
>>>> print EEXIST
> errno.EEXIST

I've had this idea too.  I like it, I think.  The signal module could
use it too...


  I have a feeling that any simple problem can be made arbitrarily
  difficult by imposing a suitably heavy administrative process
  around the development.       -- Joe Armstrong, comp.lang.functional

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