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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@cortexebusiness.com.au>
Subject Re: [VOTE] the simple stuff
Date Sun, 25 Mar 2001 07:15:58 GMT
From: "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@apache.org>
> * namespace support so different concerns can occupy different namespaces
>   from ant (thus SAX2/JAXP1.1)
>

+1

> * Java2
>

+1

> * remove all deprecated methods, attributes, tasks
>

+1

> * allow all datatypes to be defined anywhere - i.e. as children of
>   project as well as of target.

+1

>
> * make properties fully dynamic, i.e. allow their value to be reassigned

They already are - just not by <property>. I still want command line
override so either need scoping or an overall control system such as
build.sysclasspath or whatever that is called.

>
> * unify the namespace of all data types (ie properties + filesets +
>   patternset + filtersets).

+1. Also should state that ${} syntax equivalent to .tostring()

>
> * add a user defined message if a target will be skipped because the
>   if/unless attribute says so.
>

+0

> * allow user-datatypes to be defined via a <typedef> similar to
<taskdef>.
>

+1

>


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