[Python-Dev] PEP 328, relative imports and Python 2.7

Mark Dickinson dickinsm at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 15:58:54 CEST 2010

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 2:56 PM, Mark Dickinson <dickinsm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 2:40 PM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
>> While talking about Python 2.6 -> 2.7 transitions, the subject of relative and
>> absolute imports has come up.  PEP 328 states that absolute imports will be
>> enabled by default in Python 2.7, however I cannot verify that this has
>> actually happened.
> I'm fairly sure it hasn't.  I brought this up on python-dev in
> February (around Feb 2nd;  thread entitled 'Absolute imports in Python
> 2.x'), but for some reason I can only find the tail end of that thread
> on mail.python.org:
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2010-February/097458.html

Ah, here's a better link to a different archive of the previous discussion.



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