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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Property substitutions, Contributed Tasks, & New features
Date Fri, 12 Jan 2001 06:38:07 GMT
At 10:26  11/1/01 -0800, James Duncan Davidson wrote:
>I disagree that we need a way to say that a property is immutable.

I am not sure you handle things like commandline overides, other static
defines (like compiler) etc.

>Also, with breaking things into workspace/module as the current docs that
>I've put up suggest, the properties are scoped well enough not to have the
>inheritance problem.

The workspace/module is only two levels. this may be satisfactory for small
to medium projects but definetly doesn't cover all cases and thus I believe
we still need inheritance.



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