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From Daniel Barclay <Daniel.Barc...@digitalfocus.com>
Subject Re: if and unless attributes for all Tasks
Date Thu, 17 May 2001 15:50:48 GMT
Jose Alberto Fernandez wrote:
> 
> > From: Tim Vernum [mailto:Tim.Vernum@macquarie.com.au]
> >
> > I used GNU make because it offers more features.
> > But I happen to make the greatest use of those features which
> > allow for modularity.
> >
> > The greatest addition *ever* to make (and it's not just GNU that
> > does it) is includes.
> >
> 
> Agreed. That is why something of the sort is being considered for ANT.
> As I said you can mimic that today with external entities, but it wouldn't
> look as nice as a well defined <include> directive.

You might also want to consider XML Inclusions (http://www.w3.org/TR/xinclude/).  
(It's higher level than XML external parsed entities, but will be understood
by (some) XML tools, not just Ant.)





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Daniel Barclay
Digital Focus
Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com

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