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From James Duncan Davidson <>
Subject Re: Ant2 and properties
Date Mon, 18 Dec 2000 04:52:40 GMT
On 12/4/00 6:08 AM, "Peter Donald" <> wrote:

> I agree. In most of my stuff where I evaluate properties I allow things like
> "${${type}.name}"
> if type=native then it would evaluate to "${}" and then evaluate
> that again. However I explictly removed it fro latest proposal because I
> thought it was way too complex ... or potentially. Thou it is damn useful -
> not sure.

Neat. But too complex. The object of properties is to hold "globals" that
can be used throughout the project. They aren't supposed to be first class
objects with method calls and such -- that defines a meta lang all to

James Duncan Davidson                              
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