[Tutor] library terminology and importing
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Sun Feb 21 20:47:20 EST 2016
street.sweeper at mailworks.org writes:
> I get an error if I try
> from datetime.datetime import now, strftime
‘datetime.datetime’ is not a module, so you can not import objects from
> But if I import all of os and datetime, I can use those functions by
> writing the full 'path' 3 levels deep:
Yes. That's a good way to do it, because it makes your code explicit and
clear to read.
> Is there a way to import individual functions from datetime.datetime?
Don't try to do that. Namespaces are a honking good idea in Python, you
should not seek to avoid them.
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