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Author brett.cannon
Recipients brett.cannon, eric.smith, kaorihinata
Date 2021-03-17.17:19:26
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Having `test_pkg.test_submodule` be set after your import based on the sequence of imports your example executes is entirely expected and a side-effect of how import is (at least now) designed. So I disagree with the assessment "that nothing here was requested by the user", since imports have side-effects, and one of those is setting submodules as attributes on packages post-import.

Thanks for the report and all the details, Thomas, but I am still going to close this as not a bug.
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