Import, how to change sys.path on Windows, and module naming?

Tim Roberts timr at
Mon Mar 3 07:14:15 CET 2008

Jeremy Nicoll - news posts <jn.nntp.scrap001 at> wrote:
>Does every Windows user have: 2 C:\WINDOWS\system32\
>in their sys.path?  What's the point of having a zip in the path?

Starting with Python 2.4, Python is able to import modules directly from a
zip, as if it were a directory.  It's a very handy feature for distributing
premade packages.
Tim Roberts, timr at
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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