import issue with classes

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Wed Jan 4 02:03:19 EST 2012

On 1/3/2012 11:13 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 1/3/2012 10:06 PM, Andrew Berg wrote:
>> On 1/3/2012 8:50 PM, Rodrick Brown wrote:
>>> Import FooA doesn't work and I need to use from FooA import FooA
>>> instead? This puzzles me.
>>> Thanks.
>> If you have a module called FooA with a class called FooA, then import
>> FooA imports the /module/. The class would be FooA.FooA, just as the
>> variable x from FooA would be FooA.x.
> This sort of confusion is why it is not recommended to have file/module

why it *is* recommended (to have different names) and not recommended to 
have the same name, including case.

> fooa contain class FooA and why there were some module name changes in
> Py 3.

Terry Jan Reedy

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