This is very sound advice.

Cheers, Tim

On 12 Oct 2009, at 21:35, Ross Mellgren wrote:

> I don't know if it increases compile time but I avoid wildcard imports
> like the plague because I think they're perhaps the most confusing
> thing reading scala code. Thinking to yourself that two types don't
> match, but you can't be sure if you're reading it wrong or if there's
> an implicit in scope, with explicit imports at least you can look at
> the import list to see if there are any applicable implicits in scope,
> whereas with wildcard imports you're left searching through a perhaps
> large list of perhaps large modules looking for implicits. And then
> there's the somewhat simpler pain of "where the heck is this name
> imported from" even where it's explicit.

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