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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Reserved XML tags?
Date Fri, 09 Feb 2001 14:05:18 GMT
Peter Donald <> wrote:
> Hi,
> before we release a final it would be good if we decided whether to
> allow tasks/subelements with the name project and target. There is
> two issues that I see
> 1. disallow such arrangements in the ant-dev maintained tasks
> 2. disallow any-one implementing tasks this way (via magic element
> names and/or exception throwing)
> Personally I am +1 on first and -1 on second.

I agree, mainly because I think it is impossible to enforce the
second. You know I've been preaching DTD usage - but I know it's a war
that has been lost before I could start it.


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