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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Task API
Date Thu, 12 Apr 2001 07:34:16 GMT
At 09:22  12/4/01 +0200, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>* tasks provide some way to identify their attributes from the
>  outside. 

+1 on the condition that it doesn't interfere with usage of task instance
(ie something like BeanInfos)

>* tasks should have access to its own XML representation.
>
>  /Task Object Model instead of XML representation/

+1

>* Task level if and unless attributes.

-0 it could be provided as an aspect but I don't see a need for it

>* Allow tasks to find out, whether another task has completed successfully.

-1 Why ? We have properties - what more do you need?

>* provide failonerror like functionality to all tasks. (Provide this
>  as an aspect??  much like logging aspect or classloader aspect).

+1 as an aspect provided functionality

Cheers,

Pete

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