[Python-Dev] Clarifications for import PEPs (302 and 328)

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 10:24:50 CEST 2007

On 24/04/07, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> Not if you read the PEP.  It doesn't explicitly say what should happen.
> I want to standardize on raising ImportError.  The PEP itself has two
> ways of signaling an error; find_module() returns None instead of
> raising an error to signal it can't do something while path hooks
> raise ImportError.  I just want to be as explicit as possible.

I'm happy with that. As far as I remember, that was the original
intention - and you're right, it should be made explicit.


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