[Python-Dev] python3k : imp.find_module raises SyntaxError

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Dec 1 11:22:42 CET 2010

Nick Coghlan wrote:

> For the directory-as-module-not-package idea ...
 > you would need to be very careful with it,
> since all the files would be sharing a common globals() namespace.

One of the things I like about Python's module system
is that once I know which module a name was imported
from, I also know which file to look in for its
definition. If a module can be spread over several
files, that feature would be lost.


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