PyWart: "Python's import statement and the history of external dependencies"
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Sun Nov 23 02:33:30 CET 2014
On 2014-11-23 12:00, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> >> > And after all that, it would still fail if you happened to
> >> > want to import both "calendar" modules into the same module.
> >> __path__ = 
> >> import calendar
> >> __path__ = ['my/python/modules']
> >> import calendar as mycalendar
> > Hrm. Never knew this. Could you point me at some docs on that?
> > (searching for "__path__" on python.org isn't turning up much that
> > jumps out at me as being correlated)
> You've misunderstood what I said, I was proposing it as a
> hypothetical feature, not something existing. Sorry for any
Ah, thanks. I wondered but should have tried it out to see that it
wasn't an existing feature. I'm not sure if/when I would use such a
feature, but it was at least an interesting idea.
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