View Source Credo.Check.Readability.MultiAlias (Credo v1.7.5)


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Multi alias expansion makes module uses harder to search for in large code bases.

# preferred

alias Module.Foo
alias Module.Bar

# NOT preferred

alias Module.{Foo, Bar}

Like all Readability issues, this one is not a technical concern. But you can improve the odds of others reading and liking your code by making it easier to follow.

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