"no variable or argument declarations are necessary."
Thu Oct 6 11:05:59 CEST 2005
Duncan Booth <duncan.booth at invalid.invalid> writes:
> The value XML_NAMESPACE was imported from xml.dom, but the xml package is
> kind of weird. XML_NAMESPACE defined both in xml.dom and in the
> _xmlplus.dom package. The _xmlplus package is conditionally imported by the
> xml package, and completely replaces it, but only if _xmlplus is present
> and at least version 0.8.4 (older versions are ignored).
> This is precisely the kind of flexibility which gives Python a lot of its
> power, but it means that you cannot tell without running the code which
> package actually provides xml.dom.
This sounds like the socket module, which is a total mess. Library
code should not be written like that.
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