[twill] BeautifulSoup conflicts

John J Lee jjl at pobox.com
Tue Aug 8 09:54:05 PDT 2006

On Tue, 8 Aug 2006, twill.overbored at spamgourmet.com wrote:

> I found that one way to workaround this is to simply rename
> BeautifulSoup.py to TwillBeautifulSoup.py and replace all "import
> BeautifulSoup" with "import TwillBeautifulSoup as BeautifulSoup" in
> the .py files. I tried this with both 0.8.5 and 0.9a. I hope this
> simple change is introduced in the actual program to prevent such
> conflicts with BeautifulSoup. Thanks.

At least for mechanize itself, I intend simply to declare a setuptools 
dependency on BeautifulSoup 2, and then declare anybody who objects to 
setuptools' multiple versions support a luddite <0.5 wink>

I thought Titus had already bundled BeautifulSoup with twill, though.


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