[Tutor] Module (.py file) that behaves like package

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Oct 29 13:25:39 EDT 2018

On 29/10/2018 14:10, Quentin Agren wrote:

> ... (Maybe I should just get out more...)

That depends on whether you can foresee a use for importlib in
your code. If so then getting to know it isn't a bad thing.
If not, do you really want to be looking back on your 60th
birthday thinking "Did I really spend a week of my
life investigating importlib?"


FWIW In 20 years of using Python I've never used
importlib in any of my real-world programs...
I'm sure somebody has, but not me. So I'd spend
my time investigating modules I may actually
use, like itertools, functools, threading,
multiprocessing or asyncio... Life's too short!

Alan G
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