1. Joe Amenta
  2. lib3to2
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Issue #28 new

Python 3’s default import behavior is not enforced when refactoring

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Python 3 treats non-relative imports as absolute imports by default.

E.g. ‘from abc import ABCMeta’ in Python 3 will stop working in Python 2 if there’s a relative module called ‘abc.’

Fix: Python 3’s default behavior can be enforced in Python 2.5+ by adding ‘from future import absolute_import.’

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