import syntax

Dave Angel davea at
Mon Jul 29 22:09:18 CEST 2013

On 07/29/2013 03:48 PM, Devyn Collier Johnson wrote:
> The PEP8 recommends importing like this:
> import os
> import re
> not like this:
> import os, re
> Why is that? Is there a performance advantage to one of the styles?

Pep 8 is not about performance, it's about readability.  And unless the 
two libraries are closely related, it's clearer to use separate lines 
for them.

I got a bit further, and if I'm only using a couple of functions from 
the import, I'll list them in the comment.


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