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From "Simeon H.K. Fitch" <simeon.fi...@mustardseedsoftware.com>
Subject RE: Info about Antidote
Date Tue, 30 Jan 2001 02:07:10 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Deryk Sinotte [mailto:deryk.sinotte@audesi.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 29, 2001 4:52 PM
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: Info about Antidote
> From what I can tell, the big stumbling block is the way tasks
> are defined.
> This is probably naive but could someone lay out the rationale
> for why tasks
> where implemented as:
>
>    <myTask ... />
>
> instead of
>
>    <task name="myTask" ... />
> ?
>

I echo this question as well. Any of the Ant developers want to shed some
light on this? Has any consideration been given to changing the input file
approach for Ant 2 (including some of the current "optionals" in the DTD for
backward compatibility)?

sim


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