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From David Rees <rees...@ubiqsoft.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] task/documentation writer's business
Date Fri, 20 Apr 2001 05:57:07 GMT
On Tue, 17 Apr 2001 20:29:21 +1000, Conor MacNeill wrote:

>From: "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@apache.org>
>> The stuff that didn't get enough - or negative - votes in the first
>> pass.
>>
...
>>
>> >> * add an attribute to <property> to read in an entire file as the
>> >>   value of a property.
>>
>> Peter Donald wrote:
>>
>> > -1. One thing I would like to see is property/available and other
>similar
>> > tasks simplified by not overiding the tasks. Instead new tasks like
>> >
>> > <file-property ... />
>> > <data-property ... />
>> > <load-properties ... />
>>
>
>Not sure why this would be preferable.
>

If we support sub-types (and we should) then adding these is easy.
Whatever crazy property type someone needs for their weird project is
easy to add - for them. And no one else even needs to know it
happened.

d

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