[Python-Dev] Assignment to __class__ of module? (Autoloading? (Making Queue.Queue easier to use))

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at uci.edu
Thu Oct 13 20:13:23 CEST 2005

Eyal Lotem <eyal.lotem at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why not lazily import modules by importing them when they are needed
> (i.e inside functions), and not in the top-level module scope?

Because then it wouldn't be automatic.

The earlier portion of this discussion came from...

    import module
    #module.foo does not reference a module
    #now module.foo references a module

The discussion is about how we can get that kind of behavior.

 - Josiah

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