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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: invocation api
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2001 22:03:31 GMT
On Fri, 14 Dec 2001 11:42, Scott Stirling wrote:
> I totally agree.  I asked for this a long time ago when I began a Jakarta
> tag library called "gnat" implementing several of the Ant tasks as JSP tags
> (a lot of the tasks make perfect tags for doing build and file related
> tasks from a Web app).  I would much rather have found that tasks were
> somewhat decoupled from Ant or even invocable via an API.  But they are
> pretty tight with the Project class, among other things.

yep ;(

> The general response was that Myrmidon (IIRC), one of the Ant 2.0
> proposals, took some of these things into account.  Whichever proposal it
> was, it was Peter Donald's.  He has advocated this for a long time (before
> I came along).

Still advocating :)



When a stupid man is doing something he's ashamed of, he always 
declares that it is his duty.
					 George Bernard Shaw 

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