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Re: Language extensions in programs under /usr/bin

Hi Daniel,

>   I think it's worth pointing out that if a file called "ask.py" is in
> /usr/bin, the statement:
> import ask
>   from a Python program in /usr/bin which hasn't modified its sys.path
> will, unless I am terribly confused, pick up ask.py instead of whatever
> module it was looking for.  I'm not aware of any module named "ask"
> right now, but I can certainly imagine someone creating one.

That would not be a problem, as no other program imports ask.py...


>   Daniel
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