ANN: magnitude 0.9.1

juan at juanreyero.com juan at juanreyero.com
Tue Oct 16 10:33:07 CEST 2007


Ben Finney <bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au> writes:
> Please don't ever recommend 'from foo import *' in end-user
> documentation. It's generally a bad practice and should only be done
> when the individual programmer understands the tradeoffs involved;
> putting it in the documentation for a module is setting a poor
> example.

Got it, and solved.  Thanks.  I have been carelessly using
it like that for a long time (I was, after all, guilty of
any name it imported into my namespace) and I didn't think
about the implications for others in the documentation. 

jm




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