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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@cortexebusiness.com.au>
Subject RE: Problems with the current bootstrap process
Date Tue, 30 Jan 2001 01:43:58 GMT
> >
> >Huh? If we can't get the version from an embedded properties resource we
> >won't have much chance to load the task list either.
>
> correct.

So you are saying ant should not use resources. I don't agree.

>
> >Not sure what you mean?
>
> If you enable a securityManager then most of the standard java2
> classloaders make resources unaccesible. You have to overide the functions
> if you want to change this.

Why are you thinking about security managers? What issue are you trying to
solve?

>
> >I think getting version info from a resource is better than
> embedding it in
> >code.
>
> Why?

because it is data - not code.
because changing it is not backward compatible


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