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From Diane Holt <hol...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] New <case> task
Date Thu, 12 Oct 2000 18:04:45 GMT
--- Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@bost.de> wrote:
>  SZ>   <!-- Load the build properties from the specified file -->
>  SZ> <property file="${prop.name}.properties"/>
> 
> I like this solution.

I don't. How many little properties files are we supposed to have to stuff
into our tree just to get around this? Why should we have a bunch of files
we don't really need (and that we'll need to maintain) whose sole purpose
in life is to work around a (as far as I'm concerned) rather peculiar
limitation?

I'm sorry, but I just don't get it. Personally, I think this alarmist
attitude towards a test-for-value capability is just silly. I also think
I'll just go ahead and dig up the mail with the if="foo=bar" patch and
apply it locally...I've got a list of things I already need to change
whenever I pick up new stuff, might as well add this one to it.

Diane

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(holtdl@yahoo.com)



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