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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject [RESULT] task/documentation writer's business
Date Mon, 23 Apr 2001 08:28:32 GMT

* Unify <available> and <uptodate> into a more general <condition>
  task, support AND/OR of several tests here.

* Add an <ant> task that will find build files according to a
  fileset and invokes a common target in them.

* Add a JavaApply task that executes a given class with files from a
  fileset as arguments - similar to <apply>.

* Include some more sophisticated loggers with the Ant distribution


* make the default logger's output clear, informative, and terse.

  [vetoes by Conor MacNeill and Stefan Bodewig]

* add an attribute to <property> to read in an entire file as the
  value of a property.

  [veto by Peter Donald]

* Every task that has a PATH * attribute must also accept references
  to PATHs.

  [vetoes by Conor MacNeill, Glenn McAllister  and Stefan Bodewig]

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