import error between 2 modules

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Aug 27 19:23:58 CEST 2008


jimgardener wrote:

> is this kind of mutual import not allowed in python?

it is, but you need to understand how things work before you can use it 
without getting yourself into trouble.  this page might help:

     http://effbot.org/zone/import-confusion.htm

see the "Circular Import" section for a discussion of what's going on 
here, and "Which Way Should I Use" for some guidelines (pay special 
attention to the last item in that list ;-)

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