[Python-Dev] Require loaders set __package__ and __loader__

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Mon Apr 16 00:38:29 CEST 2012

On Apr 15, 2012, at 02:12 PM, Glyph wrote:

>Twisted has such a thing, mostly written by me, called
>Sorry if I'm repeating myself here, I know I've brought it up on this list
>before, but it seems germane to this thread.  I'd be interested in getting
>feedback from the import-wizards participating in this thread in case it is
>doing anything bad (in particular I'd like to make sure it will keep working
>in future versions of Python), but I think it may provide quite a good
>template for a standard API.
>The code's here: <http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/browser/trunk/twisted/python/modules.py>
>The API is fairly simple.
>>>> from twisted.python.modules import getModule
>>>> e = getModule("email") # get an abstract "module" object (un-loaded)

Got a PEP 8 friendly version? :)


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