[Python-Dev] Dropping __init__.py requirement for subpackages

André Malo nd at perlig.de
Wed Apr 26 19:25:12 CEST 2006

* Guido van Rossum wrote:

> So I have a very simple proposal: keep the __init__.py requirement for
> top-level pacakages, but drop it for subpackages. This should be a
> small change. I'm hesitant to propose *anything* new for Python 2.5,
> so I'm proposing it for 2.6; if Neal and Anthony think this would be
> okay to add to 2.5, they can do so.

Not that it would count in any way, but I'd prefer to keep it. How would I 
mark a subdirectory as "not-a-package" otherwise?

echo "raise ImportError" >__init__.py


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