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Can someone explain one of the answers to this question: Peewee's convention is to import everything with *. Why is this usually considered a bad practice? Ans: Peewee's contents are no longer contained in the the peewee namespace.
Chris FreemanTreehouse Moderator 68,389 Points
Based on this StackOverflow response:
- Because it puts a lot of stuff into your namespace (might shadow some other object from previous import and you won't know about it).
- Because you don't know exactly what is imported and can't find place from what module certain thing was imported easily (readability).
- Because you can't use cool tools like pyflakes to detect statically errors in your code.