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From cos...@eng.sun.com
Subject Re: Controversial <foreach> task
Date Mon, 28 Feb 2000 20:37:51 GMT
> > Ok, so far I've just proved that foreach *might* be useful in sporadic
> > situations but the need for
> > it reflects more other problems in the existing tasks.
> 
> I don't think that you've proved that control structures are necessary. I
> think that you've proved that there are task types that can be introduced
> that make life easier for the XML writer and which do more of the logic.

I disagree - it will make the life easier for ant-programmers and allow 
more logic. For XML writer ( or a GUI tool that will build the xml ) the
life will be _very_ hard, instead of a simple tool they will have a
programming language. 

Costin




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