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hi guys,
should you reformat the supplied code? e.g.. Remove unused import statements, remove all wildcard imports. Add javadoc comments to instance variables and correct missing javadoc elements like @return?
When should you use a wildcard import? e.g.. More that 3 classes from a specific package is used?
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When should you use a wildcard import?


I don't think there is a Java Coding Guideline for this, but there are 2 different schools of thought on this issue. One prescribes to always use wildcard import so that you don't have dozens of imports clattering your source code, and the other one prescribes to never use wildcard import, so that you can always see which particular classes are used. Perhaps the right choice is somewhere in between.
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Hi Eugene,
Thank you kindly!
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