[Python-ideas] Allow imports to a global name

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 06:48:35 CEST 2012

On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 1:29 PM, Raymond Hettinger
<raymond.hettinger at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Apr 10, 2012, at 8:59 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> . FWIW, I'm actually in favour of dropping everything after the
> "or" in that paragraph from the language spec, since we don't enforce
> *any* of it.
> +1  The restriction seems unnecessary to me.
> That being said, we should check to make sure that the other
> implementations don't need the restrictions for some reason or other.

Agreed. I created http://bugs.python.org/issue14544 to provide a
location for people to object (and will share the link around a bit).


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