[Python-Dev] making the import machinery explicit

Philip Jenvey pjenvey at underboss.org
Tue Apr 17 19:45:24 CEST 2012

On Apr 14, 2012, at 1:03 PM, Brett Cannon wrote:

> And lastly, sticking None in sys.path_importer_cache would no longer mean "do the implicit thing" and instead would mean the same as NullImporter does now (which also means import can put None into sys.path_importer_cache instead of NullImporter): no finder is available for an entry on sys.path when None is found.

Isn't it more explicit to cache the NullImporter instead of None?

Philip Jenvey

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