Author lars2
Recipients Jelle Zijlstra, farcat, gvanrossum, kj, lars2
Date 2021-06-29.13:21:19
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I was not aware the __name__ attribute is an implementation detail. It is described in the docs: https://docs.python.org/3/reference/datamodel.html.

I have been using it since python 2.7, for example for logging.

The function “split_module_names” is just a function to see what items in a module have and do not have a __name__ attribute; thought it might help proceedings.

If I were to suggest an improvement, it would be that all classes and types (or minimally the abc’s) would have a __name__ attribute, being the name under which it can be imported. 
Also that the abc’s in typing and collections are as similar as possible.
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