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From Gautam Guliani <>
Subject Re: Ant + SOAP = Rant
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2001 23:24:32 GMT
I'd be interested in helping out with this as well.

At 12:04 PM 11/2/2001 -0800, josh lucas writes:
 >I think that support for XML-RPC as well as SOAP would be cool.  I would
 >be more than willing to help out with that part if needed.
 >Chris Nelson wrote:
 >> After needing such a thing for awhile, I have started developing a
 >> distributed version of Ant that uses SOAP to lauch Ant builds on remote
 >> hosts.  I've worked with Apache SOAP a good bit, so that is what I am
 >> using.  After an afternoon of work I have the following:
 >> *  A SOAP service which takes 2 arguments (buildFile, target)
 >> *  a taskdef which invokes this service over SOAP
 >> It seems like with just a bit more work I can produce something pretty
 >> useful (at least to me).  I am guessing that this would be outside the
 >> scope of Ant itself (but chime in if you think otherwise).  I have been
 >> thinking of this as a new project, which I have dubbed "Rant" which is
 >> short for remote ant.
 >> My questions are:
 >> Is this useful to others?
 >> Does this duplicate an existing project?
 >> Would Apache be interested in hosting it?
 >> If not, could it be linked to from the Ant website?
 >> Regardless of the answers to these questions, I will post what I have
 >> here as soon as I have enough to feel like its worth sharing.  Any
 >> comments/suggestions are welcome.
 >> --Chris
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