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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: I want to become an Ant developer
Date Fri, 31 Mar 2000 15:53:12 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:

>  >> my name is Timo, and I want to become an Ant developer.
>  SM> <IMHO>not a great start: "want to become" sounds like an
>  SM> order.</IMHO>
> Sorry, but IMHO Timo didn't sound demanding in any way.
> Maybe it is because I'm german too and would translate "want to
> become" into german as "möchte werden" which is far more like "would
> like to be".

Again, sorry... I overreacted...

maybe I just need to unsubscribe from this project... I'm not being of
any help.
>  SM> oh god... do we really need this? I still don't like the ability
>  SM> to include scripting... are we going to add every possible
>  SM> programming language inside build files?
> Of course one can argue about it. It is always possible to call
> scripts in any language via the Exec task.
> I just suppose it's more convenient to have specialized - and don't
> forget _optional_ - tasks for common languages.
> >From your reaction I guess this one has been discussed over and over
> again in the past.

Unfortunately, you're right.

Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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