Beginner question: Logs?

Greg Ewing greg at
Fri Jun 3 04:12:09 CEST 2005

Peter Hansen wrote:

> It's always a good idea, especially when answering a beginner's 
> question, to add the caution that this form ("from xxx import *") has 
> certain dangers** associated with it, and is widely considered poor 
> style, and should really only rarely be used.

Better still, don't even *mention* it to a beginner.
They don't need to know about it. At all. Really.

Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand

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