would be nice: import from archive
tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Aug 28 21:57:38 CEST 2004
"Paul Rubin" <"http://phr.cx"@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote in message
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> Benjamin Niemann <pink at odahoda.de> writes:
>> import mymodule
> This is no good. The import runs any code in the module, so the sig
> has to verify BEFORE the module loads.
'import x' is syntactic sugar for 'x = __import__('x')'. I do not see it
as necessary that sugar for the common case need cover every possible case.
So, how about giving __import__ had an optional param 'signed' defaulted to
False, to allow signed =True or signed = CA?
Terry J. Reedy
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