Re: embarrassing class question

On Oct 22, 5:02 am, Steven D'Aprano <st...@REMOVE-THIS-> wrote:
On Thu, 21 Oct 2010 12:12:34 -0700, Brendan wrote:
Because has "from x import x" the x class from is added to
the namespace.

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So what is usually done to prevent this? (In my case not wanting class x
added to the namespace)
It seems sloppy.

(1) Don't import it in the first place.

(2) Import it with a different name, possibly private:

from module import x as _x

(3) Delete it when you're done:

from module import x
class Y(x):
del x

(4) Don't be so fussy and just accept that importing adds names to the
namespace, as does any other assignment or class or function definition.


I'll take (2) and pass on (4)