[Python-ideas] stats module Was: minmax() function ...
steve at pearwood.info
Mon Oct 18 23:57:09 CEST 2010
On Mon, 18 Oct 2010 11:45:14 pm Éric Araujo wrote:
> [Sorry if this comes twice, connection errors here]
> > http://pypi.python.org/pypi/stats
> Isn’t it a potential source of errors that the module name is so
> close to that of stat?
The name is not set in stone.
Any name is likely to lead to potential errors -- it took me five years
to stop writing "import maths", and I still never remember whether I
want to import date or datetime. But it's not a critical error -- it's
pretty obvious when you've imported the wrong module.
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