[Python-Dev] PEP 328 and PEP 338, redux

Giovanni Bajo rasky at develer.com
Tue Jun 27 18:32:22 CEST 2006

Phillip J. Eby wrote:

> Actually, maybe we *do* want to, for this usage.
> Note that until Python 2.5, it was not possible to do "python -m
> nested.module", so this change merely prevents *existing* modules from
> being run this way -- when they could not have been before!
> So, such modules would require a minor change to run under -m.  Is
> this
> actually a problem, or is it a new feature?

This is where I wonder why the "def __main__()" PEP was rejected in the
first place. It would have solved this problem as well.
Giovanni Bajo

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