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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: New tasks for 1.4?
Date Fri, 13 Jul 2001 01:48:02 GMT
On Fri, 13 Jul 2001 01:42, Diane Holt wrote:
> A couple of weeks ago, the question of being able to set a property based
> on derefencing another property came up again. There's also a bug filed
> about it (#1733), and a patch was attached to it that allows for this
> functionality. I picked that up and tried it -- see:
> Think we should make it an optional task?

nope. It is functioality that will be obsolete in Ant2.

> And finally -- what should we do about the <foreach> task? Given how many
> times over the past couple of months people have been pointed to picking
> it up from the archives, should we go ahead and make it an optional task?
> (Or would PeterD become apopletic at the very idea? :)

Naah he'll just -1 for reasons already stated.



| "Faced with the choice between changing one's mind, |
| and proving that there is no need to do so - almost |
| everyone gets busy on the proof."                   |
|              - John Kenneth Galbraith               |

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