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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SUMMARY: loading tasks from jars for Ant 1.5 summary feedback
Date Fri, 12 Oct 2001 22:28:30 GMT
On Sat, 13 Oct 2001 06:23, Steve Loughran wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter Donald" <donaldp@apache.org>
> To: <ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
>
> > > The thing is, even if these things dont get paid attention to, once you
> > > define an xml manifest you are often stuck with it for ages and ages.
> >
> > Not really ... XML is by definition eXtensible ;)
>
> yes, but things out in the field are by definition frozen. If there is
> something left out from the beginning it usually has to stay optional from
> then on.

Not really - you just define a new DTD (that includes old DTD). If you see 
the new DTD then use new system, else use old ;)

-- 
Cheers,

Pete

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