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From Marc Ernst Eddy van Woerkom <>
Subject Re: Coding standards: import thing.* or thing.Class?
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2003 16:52:58 GMT
>   Has anyone got any preferences between using:
>   import java.util.*
>   or
>   import java.util.Vector
>   import java.util.Enumeration

>   People who use powerful IDEs (i.e.,they write the import statements for 
>   you) generally prefer the more verbose and detailed import types; those 
>   using text editors will no doubt prefer to use the package wildcards.

Yes, I love Eclipse's setting that spits out detailed imports up to
certain limit (500?) and above that limit uses the wildcard import. 

I have not looked at the coding standard yet, I just hope that
will be possible to configure Eclipse in a way that one conforms
automatically. :)


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