[Python-Dev] Using and binding relative names (was Re: PEP for Better Control of Nested Lexical Scopes)

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Feb 23 04:01:52 CET 2006

At 03:49 PM 2/23/2006 +1300, Greg Ewing wrote:
>Steven Bethard wrote:
> >  And, as you mention, it's consistent
> > with the relative import feature.
>Only rather vaguely -- it's really somewhat different.
>With imports, .foo is an abbreviation for myself.foo,
>where myself is the absolute name for the current module,
>and you could replace all instances of .foo with that.

Actually, "import .foo" is an abbreviation for "import myparent.foo", not 
"import myparent.myself.foo".

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