[jdom-interest] XMLOutputter observations

Rick Beton richard.beton at dsl.pipex.com
Thu Feb 26 15:38:14 PST 2004

Jason Hunter wrote:

> I just don't like expanding.  There's no performance improvement with 
> expanding, it just takes up extra lines.  For me, expanding is useful 
> to disambiguate collisions, otherwise I'm a * man all the way.  I have 
> IntelliJ set to do a * as soon as there's two classes from a package.
> I realize this is a religious issue.  You can debate the point, but 
> you won't change anyone's mind.

Fair enough, we must agree to disagree.  I don't like lots of lines of 
imports either, but you do get to see /exactly/ what the dependencies are.

DefaultJDOMFactory, JDOMFactory and ElementFilter have redundant * 
imports. You could save a few more lines ;-)

Rick :-)

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