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From Daniel Rall <...@finemaltcoding.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] procedural versus purely declarative
Date Wed, 25 Apr 2001 02:29:26 GMT
Peter Donald <donaldp@apache.org> writes:

> At 04:58  23/4/01 -0700, Daniel Rall wrote:
> >> At 10:12  23/4/01 -0700, Daniel Rall wrote:
> >> >Peter Donald <donaldp@apache.org> writes:
> >> >
> >> >> Can you give me a (good) use case where XSLT would not suffice?
> >> >
> >> >Complex string manipulation.
> >> 
> >> thats not a use case thats an feature of language - give me a use case in a
> >> build file.
> >
> >Build stamp formatting.
> 
> We have a task to do that ;) Historically anything that reached a certain
> complexity threshold was recomended to be placed in a task (or use BSF
> script module). We used to push that all the time - less so now. 

Thanks Pete.

Dan

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