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From "Steve Loughran" <stev...@iseran.com>
Subject Re: [Bug 2328] New: - easy change to ant doc make much more browsable
Date Tue, 26 Jun 2001 19:14:14 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Donald" <donaldp@apache.org>
To: <ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2001 09:46
Subject: Re: [Bug 2328] New: - easy change to ant doc make much more
browsable


> On Wed, 27 Jun 2001 01:52, Steve Loughran wrote:

> > What might be useful is a single page listing tasks by category:
> >
> > Java Compilation
> >  javac, depends
> >
> > File Management
> >  copy, delete, replace, crlf
> >
> > archives
> >  zip, jar, tar, war, ejbjar
> >
> > deployment
> >  -ftp, telnet, SQL
> >
> > SCM
> >  -CVS, clearcase, perforce, VSS
> >
> > Testing and code quality
> >  -junit, jprobe, icontract, ...
> >
> > ant control
> >  available, taskdef, ant, antcall, property
> >
> > The aim would be to point people at the likely ant tasks based on user
> > tasks. Making the list isnt too hard, apart from deciding where some
tasks
> > go.
> >
> > Comments?
>
> +1 and these same categories would be good categories to base ant2 .tsk
files
> on aswell ;)
>
> BTW are you volunteering? ;)

If I wasnt knee deep in deployment hell I'd consider it (indeed, there may
be a special level in hell full of nothing but win2K/IIS boxes needing
configuration). If nobody makes a start on this in a few days I'll give it a
go.

-steve




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