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From Peter Vogel <pvo...@arsin.com>
Subject RE: Extensible Attributes
Date Mon, 18 Dec 2000 07:40:30 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Duncan Davidson [mailto:duncan@x180.net]
> Sent: Sunday, December 17, 2000 10:26 PM
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Extensible Attributes
> 
> 
> On 12/15/00 12:33 AM, "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> > If Ant ignored unknown elements and attributes, users would have a
> > very hard time tracking down typos and similar errors:
> > 
> > <copy forceoverwrite="true">
> 
> Good point. Hmm. I'm back on the fence.


Which is why I suggested adding a "-warn" option or something to make
unrecognized attributes a *warning* but not a syntax error worth ending
the parse over, which is the current status quo.

-Peter
> 
> -- 
> James Duncan Davidson                                        
> duncan@x180.net
>                                                               
>     !try; do()
> 

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