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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Ant2 and <script>
Date Sat, 16 Dec 2000 01:39:12 GMT
At 05:46  15/12/00 +0100, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>Sam Ruby <> wrote:
>> The 80% use case is for scripts to interact with something *outside*
>> of the build script itself.
>I'm not sure. We've been telling people to use <script> for
>conditionals or loops and similar. For the conditionals we can
>probably get away with having Target.execute but for loops you will
>probably want access to the attributes of the task to run.

Would it be acceptable to upload an if task next time I sync myrmidon ? I
created one just to see if it was possible .. but I don't really want it to
go in core (or be part of proposal) but it maybe interesting to see ?



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| and proving that there is no need to do so - almost |
| everyone gets busy on the proof."                   |
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