How do I access what's in this module?

Fencer no.i.dont at want.mail.from.spammers.com
Fri Jan 8 04:45:19 CET 2010


On 2010-01-08 04:40, John Machin wrote:

>>
>> For example:
>>   >>>  from lxml.etree import ElementTree
>>   >>>  ElementTree.dump(None)
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>     File "<console>", line 1, in<module>
>
> lxml.etree is a module. ElementTree is effectively a class. The error
> message that you omitted to show us might have given you a clue.

But I did show the error message? It's just above what you just wrote. I 
try to include all relevant information in my posts.

>
> Using pommy slang like "sorted" in an IT context has the potential to
> confuse your transatlantic correspondents :-)

Ah, of course! :-)

>
> Can access? Yes. Should access? The usual Python convention is that an
> object whose name begins with an underscore should be accessed only
> via a documented interface (or, at your own risk, if you think you
> know what you are doing).

It turns out I no longer want to access anything in there but I thank 
you for your information nontheless.

>
> HTH,
> John

- Fencer



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