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Stuff with the Perl Foundation. A couple of patches in the Perl core. A few CPAN modules. That about sums it up.

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Thursday April 17, 2008
07:51 AM

Stupid Import Idea? (from.pm)

[ #36171 ]

Sometimes you use a module and you don't want everything it exports. Or perhaps it exports nothing.

use from 'Some::Module' => qw/func1 func2/;
# or
use from 'Some::Module' =>
  func1 => { as => 'munge' },  # alias to avoid conflicts
  'func2';

As a concrete example (this allows me to reimplement the other functions it exports by default):

use from 'Test::Exception' => 'throws_ok';

Stupid?

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