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From "Linskey, Patrick" <plins...@techtrader.com>
Subject Re: TASTE QUESTION: optional description attribute for ant projects?
Date Wed, 11 Apr 2001 02:20:32 GMT
Ariel Partners LLC <arielpartners@earthlink.net> writes:

> A project description attribute would make that text available to
> tools like Antidote.

I think an optional description *element* at the first position in a
project element's child list would be a valuable addition to the
pseudo-dtd. However, if that is not the common concensus, bear in mind
that you have access to XML comments via the org.w3c.dom.Document and
org.w3c.dom.Comment interfaces. So you could write a documentation
tool that parses Comment nodes much as JavaDoc parses /** */ comments.

-Patrick

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