Detecting __future__ features

Neil Cerutti horpner at
Mon Jul 30 08:39:51 EDT 2007

On 2007-07-30, Steven D'Aprano
<steve at> wrote:
> How would one tell at runtime if a particular feature has been
> enabled by the "from __future__ import thing" statement?

I don't understand the qualification, "at runtime," you're
making. What's wrong with just importing what you want and using
it? If it's already been enabled, no harm will come from the
import statement.

Neil Cerutti
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