[Python-Dev] Discussing the Great Library Reorganization

Anthony Baxter anthony at interlink.com.au
Thu Mar 30 01:21:57 CEST 2006

On Thursday 30 March 2006 08:39, Brett Cannon wrote:
> Here is a place I think we can take a queue from Java.  I think we
> should have a root package, 'py', and then have subpackages within
> that.  

org.python.stdlib, surely? <wink>

I don't have a problem with reorganising the standard library, but 
what's the motivation for moving everything under a new root? Is it 
just to allow people to unambigiously get hold of something from the 
stdlib, rather than following the normal search path? Doesn't the 
absolute/relative import PEP solve this problem?

And what does 'from py import *' do, anyway? 

Anthony Baxter     <anthony at interlink.com.au>
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