[XML-SIG] XML in Python 1.6 (PROPOSAL)

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Thu, 29 Jun 2000 17:15:16 -0400

On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 02:31:24PM -0600, Uche Ogbuji wrote:
>All approaches seem kludgy to me as well.  I guess I'm not so worried as long 
>as whatever tricks we use, the final import for core Python _and_ xml-sig is 

I'm not sure it's possible to have the same package name for both
*without* import hackery, and more and more I'm believing that import
hackery is evil.  MAL does it in some of his mx extensions, Zope does
it in a few places, and it's evil in both cases, leading to
hard-to-debug problems.  ("Why isn't this module importing?  Go trace
through the code...")