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From Stephane Bailliez <>
Subject RE: Description
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2001 09:41:53 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Conor MacNeill []

> This means, to some extent, that the datatypes have to become aware of
> their context so that the <description> datatype can attach 
> itself to the
> container (target or project). Otherwise the buildfile 
> structure does not
> match the execution model. At the moment, datatypes nested in targets,
> actually live in the project scope, if you know what I mean.


> Cool. The question then is how the project can access its 
> description(s)
> elements. Just a SMOP.

The problem as pointed out in a previous mail is also how to deal with
element multiplicity. I think this is a wider issue because we have the same
problem with every task. A add/create is supposed to partly address these
problems but there are still no way but a specific check to enforce unicity.

> Now, it is in now and I think it will be useful. We should discuss
> improving it after the release. I think we need to think more 
> on datatypes and how they are scoped.


 St├ęphane Bailliez 
 Software Engineer, Paris - France 
 iMediation - 
 Disclaimer: All the opinions expressed above are mine and not those from my

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