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From James Duncan Davidson <>
Subject Re: Property substitutions, Contributed Tasks, & New features
Date Fri, 12 Jan 2001 07:45:17 GMT
On 1/11/01 10:38 PM, "Peter Donald" <> wrote:

> 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.
See other mail.

>> 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.

I'd rather see some preprocessor that could handle the bigger more
specialized cases.

James Duncan Davidson                              
                                                                  !try; do()

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