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Date 2014-02-26.20:49:05
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> So, it's a very common idiom.

"Common" doesn't imply "correct" or "supported".  There are plenty of other packages/modules who don't import their subpackages/submodules during initialization.  Unless explicitly supported by the module, using a submodule without explicitly importing it is relying on undefined behavior.

I stand by my statement.
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