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From "Ken Liu" <k...@auctionlogic.com>
Subject RE: Why Properties became immutable
Date Fri, 21 Jul 2000 15:45:42 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Liu [mailto:kliu@auctionlogic.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 21, 2000 11:42 AM
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: Why Properties became immutable
>
>
> > -- which means that complex constructs have to be expressed *in*
> > Ant, rather than
> > through scripts or XSLT templates.
>
> I totally agree - it isn't good to assume that the average Ant user
> has to learn XSLT just to perform some complex tasks.  And you definitely
> can't expect other users of the build file to
(oops - hit Send accidentally)
You definitely can't expect other users of the build process to easily grok
the build file if it includes a bunch of (difficult to read) XSLT
expressions.

Ken


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