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From dona...@mad.scientist.com
Subject Re: [RFE] Default Help target on error ?
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2000 04:21:11 GMT
On Tue, 25 Jul 2000, James Duncan Davidson wrote:
> I wouldn't call it a "feature" -- more like "hmm, lets make this as user
> friendly as possible" and not thinking it through :)

:P

> What about:
> 
>     ant -help (how to use ant)
>     ant -projecthelp (how to use this project, grabs description from xml
> 
> Sample xml:
> 
>     <project name="foo">

..snip... looks good ... Very good even :P

> Of course then you could have a whole discussion about what line endings
> mean, is the internal text in HTML format, etc... I really don't have an
> opinion on that -- but I do think that this general idea is good.

yup as long as you can get the help from command line then
everything is right as rain :P

Cheers,

Pete

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