[Twisted-Python] teud and __all__
glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Thu Oct 11 19:33:41 EDT 2001
On Thursday, October 11, 2001, at 06:28 PM, Itamar Shtull-Trauring
> Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
>> Also, about the __all__ attribute... might I suggest that this is a
>> poor choice of names, since this already means something to the
>> interpreter? __teud__ might be a better way to put it. Certainly
>> __init__.py's shouldn't have an __all__ in them that describes classes
>> (or modules) to *document*.
> That's why I chose it. __all__ means "all stuff to import when you do
> 'from module import *'". In other words, the module's public
> interfaces, exactly the one ones you want to document.
Hmm, I guess I was wrong. I thought that in a package's __init__.py,
__all__ defined those modules which were imported automatically when the
package was imported. After disproving that theory I realize that
there's probably no reason not to use __all__. :-)
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