[off-topic] Re: What do perl lovers like about python?

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Wed Aug 22 16:57:05 BST 2007

On 22 Aug 2007, at 16:28, Nigel Rantor wrote:
> Secondly, can I just say that I think this could be cleaned up. I  
> don't see the advantage of the Python way here. If you need module  
> specific initialisation what's wrong with BEGIN blocks? (I'm sure  
> there are arguments, I just don't know what they are right now)

One important function of the __init__.py file is to exist and thus  
indicate that a directory is actually a Python package and not just  
some other stuff that just happens to be in the search path.

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