import syntax

Devyn Collier Johnson devyncjohnson at
Mon Jul 29 22:23:18 CEST 2013

On 07/29/2013 04:20 PM, Tim Chase wrote:
> On 2013-07-29 16:09, Dave Angel wrote:
>> 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
>> 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.
> If I just plan to use a small subset, I tend to reach for the
>    from sys import stdout, stderr, exit
> sort of syntax.  I find it makes my code read a bit more cleanly than
> having to type "sys.stderr.write(...)" everywhere but is still pretty
> readable.
> -tkc
So, there are no advantages or disadvantages when disregarding readability?


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