namespace and reloading (was Re: PythonWin IDE sucks!)
mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Nov 3 01:27:00 CET 2000
hzhu at users.sourceforge.net (Huaiyu Zhu) writes:
> I think that once you do "from module import *" there's no way to find out
> which name in your current name space came from which module. (Somebody
> please confirm this as I'm not completely sure.)
No, that's right. With function objects you can do:
but that doesn't necessarily tell you where the module you're
interested in got the name from...
34. The string is a stark data structure and everywhere it is
passed there is much duplication of process. It is a perfect
vehicle for hiding information.
-- Alan Perlis, http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/perlis-alan/quotes.html
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