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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Property Precedence
Date Tue, 20 Nov 2001 16:37:18 GMT
On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, Walker Joe <joe.walker@barclaycard.co.uk> wrote:

> If more than one thing sets a property, the rules as to which value
> is used seem to be complex and undocumented.

If you use <property> the rules are very simple - the first definition
wins.

> Have I just not looked hard enough?

Maybe - what other things are setting properties in your context?

> Should I dig into the code and write documentation?

Yes, pleeeease 8-)

> There seemed to be some idea some time ago that the rules
> surrounding property where about to change is this still the case -
> am I wasting my time?

They will change for Ant2 - but nobody can say exactly in what way ATM.

Stefan

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