Proposal: add sys to __builtins__

Michael Hoffman cam.ac.uk at mh391.invalid
Fri Sep 2 11:19:06 CEST 2005


MrJbQ7 wrote:
> Steve Holden wrote:
> 
>>I wonder if it would be worth special-casing the AttributeError [snip]
> 
> What is it that Tim Peters said? "Special cases aren't special
> enough..."

That suggestion is a little too much magic for me.

> Besides, a better way is to use your ~/.pythonrc file for customizing
> according to your needs.
> 
> A simple:
> 
>   echo "import sys, os" >> ~./pythonrc
> 
> will do the job.

Until someone else tries to use your script or module.
-- 
Michael Hoffman



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