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Author ncoghlan
Recipients Anthony Sottile, Chris Billington, Ivan.Pozdeev, Peter L3, SilentGhost, __Vano, barry, brett.cannon, cheryl.sabella, christian.heimes, eric.smith, eric.snow, ethan smith, ionelmc, jaraco, mhammond, ncoghlan, pitrou, steve.dower, takluyver, terry.reedy, veky
Date 2019-03-14.14:36:07
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Just noting that is probably our most comprehensive discussion of the coverage use case for arbitrary pre-__main__ code execution.

Steve also made a comment above about potentially turning encodings into a namespace package: that's difficult due to the non-empty `` file that registers a couple of codec search functions as a side effect of import:

However, it would be possible to define a *new* namespace package for codec discovery that was searched after the standard search locations (so you could use it to add extra codecs, but not hijack existing ones).
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