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

Yannick Patois patois at
Fri Mar 19 23:26:33 CET 2004

Terry Reedy wrote:
> "Yannick Patois" <patois at> wrote in message

> To restate: if I were to investigate further, I would add prints
> statements, since that has so far worked well for me with Python.  What you
> do is up to you.

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.


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