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On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 10:52 AM, Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
> but is the proposed 'import sin,cos from math' really so much more
> convenient than 'import(math,{"sin","cos"})' as to justify two new
> keywords?  (As I have confessed before, I'm a Python _apostate_).

Ah, but note the difference

import sin, cos from math  => local sin, cos = math.sin, math.cos

the idea is to get away from globals.  Now this kind of thing can be
done with macros or whatnot, but can't be done with table magic.

steve d.