import in Python3.3

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Tue Mar 26 08:04:44 CET 2013

On 3/24/2013 7:12 PM, Fabian von Romberg wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a package name collections and inside of my package I want to
> import the collections package from the standard library, but there
> is name conflicts.

Yes. I strongly advise against trying to do this.

> How do I import explicitly from the standard library?

Manipulate sys.path. If you don't know how, either read about sys.path 
(see index) or don't do it.

Terry Jan Reedy

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