[SciPy-user] egg dependency?

Alan G Isaac aisaac at american.edu
Fri Dec 2 17:00:18 CST 2005

On Fri, 2 Dec 2005, Pearu Peterson apparently wrote: 
> Without looking into details much, this demonstrates well 
> the evilness of using  `try: .. except: ..` blocks when 
> checking the availability of packages. Sure, it's very 
> convinient but there are always (or will be) cases where 
> this sugar fails (or will so). 

What is the preferred approach?

Alan Isaac

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