importing symbols from module objects

Paul Rubin phr-n2001 at
Wed Sep 26 07:43:01 CEST 2001

Don O'Donnell <donod at> writes:
> Paul Rubin wrote:
> > 
> > Is there a non-messy way to import a symbol from a module object?
> > I don't see one but I might be missing something. 
> ...
> I'm probably missing something here, but why not just:
> SpamException = breakfastdish.SpamException

Hey, that ought to work.  I'm the one that missed something.  I'm not
totally used to this exceptions=classes=instances stuff yet.  Now I
have to wonder what "from foo import bar as parrot" really does.
Maybe pretty much the same thing.  Anyway, thanks, I'll give it a try.

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