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From "Guillaume Nodet" <gno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Quick vote] Coding Standard for Import Statements
Date Tue, 18 Dec 2007 14:42:52 GMT
+1 on b) (non binding)

On Dec 18, 2007 3:16 PM, Carsten Ziegeler <cziegeler@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I think we shouldn't make not a big fuzz about this, but I think we
> should reconsider our coding standard for import statements.
> My idea is to use a quick vote where people just state their preference
> for this thing. After the vote is finished, we just use the choice of
> the majority - no vetos, no discussions etc. To change the coding
> standard we need at least three votes for the proposed way.
>
> I hope everyone is fine with this.
>
> The current standard is:
>
> "Import statements need to be explicit in order to overcome name clashes.
> They should be grouped by name. When the number of import statements of
> the same package exceeds the 'readability' limit (please use common
> sense), then import the complete package by adding '.*'."
>
> I think the above is a little bit problematic as "need to be explicit"
> is not reached by using a "*" import. Therefore I propose to change the
> standard to:
>
> "Import statements need to be explicit in order to overcome name clashes.
> They should be grouped by name."
>
> Please cast your votes:
>
> a) I prefer the old way
> b) I prefer the proposed way.
>
>
> Thanks
> Carsten
> --
> Carsten Ziegeler
> cziegeler@apache.org
>



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Cheers,
Guillaume Nodet
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