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Author ChrisRands
Recipients ChrisRands, docs@python
Date 2018-02-12.12:51:45
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Issue arose from this SO post:

The tkinter documentation suggests:

from tkinter import *

But this obviously contradicts PEP8:
"Wildcard imports (from <module> import *) should be avoided"

Is tkinter a valid exception or is this a documentation bug?

The commit of this line to the documentation is >10 years old (at least Python 2.4 I think):
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