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- Subject: Re: Packaging and importing
- From: Chris Marrin <chris@...>
- Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 15:27:00 -0700
Rici Lake wrote:
On 16-Aug-05, at 1:12 PM, Chris Marrin wrote:
The one nice feature that Python has is:
from math import *
which imports all names from math into the namespace. I suppose that
could be done with:
or something like that.
This cannot be done at compile time, since the compiler has no real way
of knowing what might be in a package at run time. So it could not
fabricate the necessary locals.
Does it have to be done at compile time? Couldn't the import function
simply iterate over all the members of math and put them in the local
namespace? Or is that not possible somehow?
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