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From James Duncan Davidson <>
Subject Re: Property substitutions, Contributed Tasks, & New features
Date Fri, 12 Jan 2001 06:26:56 GMT
On 1/9/01 12:05 AM, "Stefan Bodewig" <> wrote:

> I think (though I may be wrong) that we more or less agree that
> properties should be run-time evaluated, resettable and dynamically
> resolved by default in Ant2. One would need a way to say, this
> property may not be reassigned (an attribute would suffice) and we
> have not yet resolved which properties will be inherited by
> subprojects (as the notion of subprojects might change radically
> anyway).

I disagree that we need a way to say that a property is immutable.

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.

James Duncan Davidson                              
                                                                  !try; do()

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