Deprecating reload() ???

David MacQuigg dmq at
Sat Mar 13 02:08:52 CET 2004

On Fri, 12 Mar 2004 11:42:06 -0600, Skip Montanaro <skip at>

>    >> Reload is not broken, and certainly shouldn't be deprecated at least
>    >> until there's a better solution that won't suffer from reload's one
>    >> problem, IMHO, which is that it surprises some people by its
>    >> behaviour.

I've written a short description of what reload() does to try and help
reduce the confusion.  This is intended for EEs who are new to Python.
Please see

I've also started a new thread to discuss this.  See "Reload()
Confusion"  Comments are welcome.

-- Dave

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