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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: IntrospectionHelper request
Date Mon, 07 Jan 2002 01:13:00 GMT
On Mon, 7 Jan 2002 11:46, Conor MacNeill wrote:
> > From: Peter Donald [mailto:peter@apache.org]
> >
> > > Will Ant2 allow dynamically defined attributes/elements?  If so, by
> > > what mechanism?
> >
> > Probably - the mechanism has not really been decided upon I don't
> > think but
> > my preference was to pass the task model/task configuration/hierarchial
> > hashmap/whatever to the task and allow it to configure itself
> > (with help from
> > the container if needed).
>
> You have said previously, when I added dynamic configuration to Ant 1.x,
> that you did not support dynamic tasks.
>
> Have you changed your mind?

nope. It is just a undesirable side-effect  of allowing a task to access it's 
own Task Model. And the benefits of providing the task with it's own Task 
Model outweigh the negatives IMHO

-- 
Cheers,

Pete

"Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the
freeness of speech." - Benjamin Franklin

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