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

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Thu Feb 23 16:49:10 CET 2006

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> 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".

Actually, "import .foo" won't work anyway.

nitpicking-ly yours,

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