can someone tell me about...

Moshe Zadka moshez at
Wed Apr 19 00:48:24 EDT 2000

On Tue, 18 Apr 2000, Kia Arab wrote:

> variable names that start an underscore "_".
> Interactively, python will recognize a variable name that begins with
> one underscore (_myVar). The variable naming rules even say that is
> acceptable.
> However, when I try to use it in a module, it bombs. 

Please give an example of the "bombinh". I suspect you do 
"from module import *". 


a) don't do it
b) read the language ref. about from module import *, and names that begin
with underscore.
Moshe Zadka <mzadka at>. -- we put the penguin in .com

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