Author ncoghlan
Recipients brett.cannon, dgreiman, docs@python, eric.smith, eric.snow, ncoghlan, xiang.zhang
Date 2016-10-15.06:55:15
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For 3.4/5/6, I agree this is a documentation issue, where the data files need to be given a *non*-namespaced directory to live in. However, it's worth explicitly noting that subpackages of namespace packages can themselves be regular packages, so one possible solution is to do:

    pkg_util.get_data('my_namespace.my_package_data', 'resourcename')

rather than storing the data directly at the namespace level.
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