[Python-Dev] Comment regarding PEP 328
jcarlson at uci.edu
Fri Feb 25 01:12:34 CET 2005
Guido van Rossum <gvanrossum at gmail.com> wrote:
> [Josiah Carlson]
> > > if we could change import in such a
> > > way that made standard library imports different from standard library
> > > imports, we could
> [Greg Ewing]
> > ...go on to prove that black is white and get
> > ourselves killed by a python on the next
> > zebra crossing.
> [Guido van Rossum]
> I was hoping that Josiah would find out for himself while doing the
> assigned homework of writing an implementation, saving him the effort
> of writing a PEP. :-)
Gah that should have been "... in such a way that made standard library
imports different from user module/package imports ...".
I started on the implementation, and now know why PEP 328 probably
wasn't implemented in time for 2.4; import hooks can be ugly.
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