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From "Paul Philion" <phil...@acmerocket.com>
Subject RE: Why Properties became immutable
Date Mon, 24 Jul 2000 20:39:18 GMT
I agree with that.

(For what it matters.)

- philion

> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Duncan Davidson [mailto:duncan@x180.com]
> Sent: Monday, July 24, 2000 4:12 PM
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Why Properties became immutable
> 
> 
> on 7/21/00 3:28 AM, emountain@amadeus.net at 
> emountain@amadeus.net wrote:
> 
> > 
> > 
> > a.) you loose the declarative nature of the build file
> > b.) isn't it isomorphic to spaghetti programming?  you 
> become dependent on the
> > order you write things in.
> > c.) what happens if I add <target name="3" depends="2,1" > ?
> 
> Right.. Properties should be held in one place -- the 
> project object.
> Scripts can mod them as wanted.
> 
> .duncan
> 

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