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

Ron Adam rrr at ronadam.com
Wed Dec 1 16:20:12 CET 2010

On 12/01/2010 04:39 AM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 8:22 PM, Greg Ewing<greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>  wrote:
>> 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.
> There are many potential problems with the idea, I just chose to
> mention one of the ones that could easily make the affected code
> *break* :)

Right.  It would require additional pieces as well.

Ron :-)

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