[Python-Dev] __import__ problems
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Nov 29 07:57:22 CET 2008
Mart Somermaa wrote:
> But it is not. The proposed __import__(name, submodule=True) has
> a compatible interface.
Actually, it's not. Keep in mind that __import__ isn't
a particular function, it's a defined interface to a
family of functions. If that interface is extended, any
replacement __import__ functions will be required to
conform to the new interface, and existing ones will
no longer be valid.
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