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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@cognet.com.au>
Subject Re: [VOTE] vote on general direction, details will be discussed later
Date Tue, 17 Apr 2001 14:40:16 GMT
From: "Peter Donald" <donaldp@apache.org>
> At 10:38  17/4/01 +1000, Conor MacNeill wrote:
> >> >> >> * It should be possible to modify details of the actual build
> >> >> >> * (e.g. classpath, used compiler) without the need to change
the
> >> >> >> * build specification.
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >-1
> >
> >Insufficient detail for this to be a valid requirement. What "details"?
We
> >already have this capability. Is this just stating the requirement for
the
> >same level of functionality (build.sysclasspath, build.compiler, etc).
If
> >this said we shouldn;t use magic properties, then I'd agree.
>
> Basically translated it saids -
> * provide functionality already present in build.*
> * don't use magic properties

+1 then.

> * provide a generic mechanism for linking in new aspects

This is the whole namespace - aspect nexus (bingo !), right? I'm OK with
that.

>
> Implementation would be via configuring AspectHandlers/Facilities and
> providing parameters on a per task basis (or some other similar system).
>

Lets not talk implementation yet (hard sometimes)


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