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A simple utility to import something by its string name.
Import and return
bargiven the string
bar = import_item("foo.bar")is the functional equivalent of executing the code
from foo import bar.
Parameters: name (string) – The fully qualified name of the module/package being imported. Returns: mod – The module that was imported. Return type: module object