Yeah I was happy when I saw that too. Actually, I forgot that Java didn't support wildchars, and I put wildchars in the classpath by mistake. I ran it, it worked, then I remembered Java doesn't support wildchars. That's when I "discovered" these feature
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yep. nice feature. One important point is that if the order of jars in the folder is important for the application, then wild cards shouldn't be used as the order of loading of Jars may vary for each execution.