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Author terry.reedy
Recipients OO O, berker.peksag, python-dev, serhiy.storchaka, terry.reedy, zvyn
Date 2017-01-05.04:28:20
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I agree that depending on the incidental import is a bug.  Tkinter could change, or I might change 'from tkinter import *' to 'from tkinter import Tk, ...' or 'import tkinter as tk'.

Serhiy, tkinter/ imports enum, sys, and re under their own names, so that * imports incidentally import them into other programs.  I believe it is customary for library modules to underscore stdlib imports to prevent this: "import enum as _enum", etc.  But I don't remember is this is in the devguide.  Do you think we should make the change to tkinter?
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