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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@bost.de>
Subject Re: Some Thoughts on Ant 1.3 and 2.0
Date Mon, 30 Oct 2000 09:33:22 GMT
>>>>> "CM" == Conor MacNeill <conor@m64.com> writes:

 CM> I would include on the list of items for discussion, the removal
 CM> of implicit filtering.

You say "implicit" and I'll say "remove it" 8-). Really, I think we
fully agree here.

But filtering already is explicit in copy, isn't it? What you propose
looks like specifying a subset of filters to use (instead of all
filters defined previously) or am I missing something?

Anyway, filter looks more like a datatype than like a task and using
it the way you describe it looks far more natural to me.

 CM> <copy> 
 CM>   <filter refid="foobar"/> 
 CM> </copy>

Stefan

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