[Python-Dev] Relatwd: py3 import strategy (was: Setting project home path the best way(

Eric Snow ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 22:45:23 CET 2012

On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 1:53 PM, Christian Tismer <tismer at stackless.com>wrote:

> Once again on this:
> With the introduction of module folders
> without __init__, it has become even harder to deduce a sensible project
> root
> Dir without relying on a global settings file. Abd as you probably agree,
> such files are a bad idea. Any global is bad, also in the file system.
> Guido, this is another reason why I dislike the absence of __init__. :
> Rhere is no longer an indicator that pretty clearly defines the root of my
> module heirarchy.

 This came up during the discussions leading up to PEP 420, particularly
regarding the impact on PEP 395.  My thoughts at the time on addressing the


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