Author steven.daprano
Recipients StevenHsuYL, docs@python, steven.daprano
Date 2021-07-21.08:55:50
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I agree that the contradiction should be resolved.

There is an actual `` module, which on my system it is at /usr/local/lib/python3.9/

But when we use the special syntax:

    from __future__ import <feature>

it doesn't do a normal import of the `` module, it is actually a compiler directive.
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