zipimport — Load Python Code from ZIP Archives — PyMOTW 3
The zipimport module implements the zipimporter class, which can be used to find and load Python modules inside ZIP archives. The zipimporter supports the “import hooks” API specified in PEP 302; this is how Python Eggs work.
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