[Python-Dev] Fix import errors to have data

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Wed Jul 28 12:59:24 CEST 2004

Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>An even simpler aproach would be to have a ModuleNotFound error
>>that extends ImportError and gets raised if the module can't
>>be found.
> That wouldn't solve anything, because if foo brokenly tries to import
> bar and that raises ModuleNotFound, so will "import foo".

Doh. Right.

A possible way to make this work is to have an exception that is raised
of a module can't be found *and* if no module code has executed. <shrug>


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