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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] procedural versus purely declarative
Date Thu, 12 Apr 2001 07:37:33 GMT
At 09:23  12/4/01 +0200, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>* Simple flow control (if-then-else, for)

-1 could end up with spagetti builds

>* targets should be like methods including a return value

-1 Why ? Where would it be stored etc? I don't see any use given we have
properties and the added complexity it would add.

>* build files should be purely declarative

+0 too difficult to define but declarativeness should be an aim
Cheers,

Pete

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