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banned-api (TID251)#

Derived from the flake8-tidy-imports linter.

What it does#

Checks for banned imports.

Why is this bad?#

Projects may want to ensure that specific modules or module members are not imported or accessed.

Security or other company policies may be a reason to impose restrictions on importing external Python libraries. In some cases, projects may adopt conventions around the use of certain modules or module members that are not enforceable by the language itself.

This rule enforces certain import conventions project-wide automatically.