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From "Jose Alberto Fernandez" <j_a_fernan...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: [ANN] Collecting requirements for Ant2
Date Thu, 22 Mar 2001 23:47:53 GMT
> From: Charles Burdick [mailto:charles_burdick@hotmail.com]
> 
> Here's some thoughts on what I'd like to see in Ant2:
> 
> - Clean distinction between ant-core and ant-tasks, both in 
> codebase and 
> communication. I'd like to see the ant-dev list split into 2 
> mailing lists, 
> one for ant-core and one for ant-tasks.
> 
+1
> - Reduce the scope of the "built-in" tasks to those that are 
> essential, then 
> have a tiers of other tasks, like optional (endorsed by the ant-dev 
> community) and contrib (contributed, but not necessarily tested or
> standardized). How are Apache webserver modules or Perl 
> modeles managed?
> 
+1, but we need tasklibs for this to work well.

> - In ant-core, flesh out and strengthen interfaces that 
> standardize and 
> generalize most of the tasks in ant-tasks.
> 
+1
> - Use log4j rather than the custom logging found in Ant1 
> (this would allow 
> custom ant extensions to play nice with other custom libraries).
> 
+1
> Thanks,
> Chuck Burdick
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