# [sc34wg3] Problem with wildcards

Robert Barta rho at devc.at
Thu Mar 5 10:12:31 EST 2009

On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 02:02:15PM +0000, Kal Ahmed wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 10:18 AM, Lars Marius Garshol <larsga at garshol.priv.no
> > wrote:
>
> >
> > * Lars Heuer
> >
> > > I was never a big fan of the include-directive and favoured always the
> > > import-directive, so I'd support the proposal to drop the item
> > > identifiers of the included file.
> >
> > I was thinking of dropping only the ones for wildcards. What do you
> > think?
> >
>
> This makes sense to me from the point of view that if the author hasn't
> created an item identifier explicitly through assigning an ID, it seems
> wrong to imply one.

I'm worried that we now create a two-class system between item
identifiers, ones which the author has explicitly wished for and those
which spring into life.

\rho