[closed] Re: A imports B, B imports A

This is not an error, per the resolution at the 2/3 Nov 2009 f2f meeting.

"Toman_Vojtech@emc.com" <Toman_Vojtech@emc.com> writes:
> I am now working on a proper (at least I hope) implementation of
> p:import in our processor. I have one question about circular imports:
> One one hand, we say that it is err:XS0021 if the import references
> are
> circular, but on the other hand, appendix G (Handling Circular and
> Re-entrant Library Imports) seems to suggest that the case "A imports
> B,
> B imports A" is allowed - there are even two tests in the test suite
> (import-007 and import-008) that expect this to work.
> If the tests are correct, can anybody explain to me the reasoning
> behind
> this?
> Regards,
> Vojtech 

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