Package name with '.' in them: Python Bug ?

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at
Sat Mar 20 02:12:10 CET 2004

> Since it seems to be definitly illegal, it would only worth further work 
> if I would somehow 'fix' python to work with this kind of names, which 
> is both above my skills and likely unwanted. Having a clear error 
> message at import time would be nice anyway.

I've only ever heard of you wanting such behavior.  I honestly doubt 
that anyone is going to try to fix something that is not considered broken.

You should consider renaming your files.  Are names like "" 
good enough for your use?

  - Josiah

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