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From Tim Vernum <Tim.Ver...@macquarie.com.au>
Subject RE: Converter Area of Concern
Date Thu, 31 May 2001 10:21:09 GMT
From: Stefan Bodewig [mailto:bodewig@apache.org]

> >>Not entirely, at least for the two interpretations I've given, they
> >>belong to (2) as well.  If I define a new task/type, I may need a
> >>custom converter.
> > 
> > Possibly but should we allow/encourage that sort of action?
> 
> How would I use my new data type if I cannot supply a converter for
> the ${} expansion of it?  Yes, I think we should allow that.

What sort of data-types are people likely to use?
I would expect to mostly see specialised filesets etc, in which case
the default ${} would be sufficient.

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