in reply to Blessables -- What Can You Make Into Objects?
As of Perl 5.7 you can bless FORMAT refs as well. :-)
Oh, in a fit of not at all subtle advertising the ONLY module currently available that will dump them ALL correctly is Data::Dump::Streamer. Try it on a blessed regex that has stringification overloaded and itll still do the right thing. :-)
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