not at Python Bugs -- __builtins__ madness
a.eyre at optichrome.com
Wed Mar 15 18:00:29 CET 2000
> It got the module name wrong. Unless Python treats __builtins__ THAT
> specially, that's a major goof. And the 1.5.2 docs say it's
> __builtin__. This boggles my poor mind. I'm checking Python Bugs...
It's kinda special, but there's no rule that says a module name must
match the namespace name.
>>> gnirts = __import__("string")
<module 'string' from '/usr/local/lib/python1.5/string.pyc'>
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