Python to Perl Conversions

Robert Kern kernr at
Fri Aug 20 23:18:07 CEST 1999

On Fri, 20 Aug 1999 04:03:30 GMT, wtanksle at
(William Tanksley) wrote:

>On 19 Aug 1999 08:21:55 -0700, Tom Christiansen wrote:


>>reload(module)                  First delete from %INC, then require the
>>                                module again, as in:
>>                                    delete $INC{""}
>>                                    require Module;
>>                                Note that Python doesn't directly support
>>                                nested modules as in
>>                                    require Dir1::Dir2::Dir3::Module;
>>                                except via a disgustingly named hackaround
>>                                module.
>True for 1.4, not true after that.
>And "ni!" isn't disgusting -- what's disgusting is what the times have
>come to, that ruffians can walk about saying "ni!" to innocent old ladies.

Besides, it could be much, much worse.  It could have been named



Robert Kern           |
----------------------|"In the fields of Hell where the grass grows high
This space            | Are the graves of dreams allowed to die."
intentionally         |           - Richard Harter
left blank.           |

More information about the Python-list mailing list