[XML-SIG] Python package name

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Thu, 21 Sep 2000 20:21:02 +0200

> __version__.py has less of a chance of getting lost when moving or
> copying files.  It can be consulted by Python code by simply saying
>   import package
>   if package.__version__.version <= (1, 2, 3): ...
> We may restrict the contents of __version__.py for the purpose of
> parsing or evaluating by a version dependency checker.

This is probably off-topic here, and a worth a separate PEP, but...

I always disliked __init__.py; files with that many underscores look
wrong. So the prospect of adding another file with underscores is