[Python-Dev] Broken import?

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Apr 1 00:47:23 CEST 2009

Nick Coghlan wrote:

> Jim Fulton's example in that tracker issue shows that with a bit of
> creativity you can provoke this behaviour *without* using a from-style
> import. Torsten Bronger later brought up the same issue that Fredrik did
> - it prevents some kinds of explicit relative import that look like they
> should be fine.

I haven't been following this very closely, but if there's
something that's making absolute and relative imports
behave differently, I think it should be fixed. The only
difference between an absolute and relative import of the
same module should be the way you specify the module.


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