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From Willy Picard <pic...@kti.ae.poznan.pl>
Subject Re: DTD for build.xml
Date Thu, 15 Jun 2000 15:20:01 GMT
Ok. I think however that it could be interesting to have a "minimal"
DTD corresponding to the basic configuration (what you get after
ant source compilation). If someone is interested, please send me some
mail. I think I will write this DTD but I would like someone to check
my work :-)

Willy Picard

Fergus Gallagher wrote:

> There is no DTD.  Several reasons, but a major one is that ANT is
> configurable at runtime (i.e., you can add your own tasks).  The properties
> are not available at parse time.
>
> Fergus
>
> At 17:00 15/06/00 +0200, you wrote:
> >Jakob Ramskov wrote:
> >
> > > I'm sure that DTD is builtin Ant ... so it verifies your xml file each
> > > time you execute it. However, the error messages that Ant delivers are
> > > completely non human. - Ramosa
> >
> >I'm asking for something different. I would like to
> >know if the DTD for build.xml has been specified
> >in a formal paper. I would like to use this DTD with
> >Xeena (from IBM) to build easily build.xml files.
> >The problem of build.xml files validation is another thing.
> >So, just looking for a "build.dtd" file....
> >
> >Willy Picard
>
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> Fergus Gallagher
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