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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Ant 1.9 & Task Packaging
Date Tue, 22 Jan 2002 13:40:15 GMT
On Wed, 23 Jan 2002 00:27, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Jan 2002, Peter Donald <peter@apache.org> wrote:
> > Unfortunately the best first-cut was largely ignored by ant-dev
> > because it was a non-committer who submitted it.
>
> I guess you are talking about antfarm.

yup ;)

> > Then Stefan said he would no try to block anything unless it really
> > sucked - however he wouldn't support or work on anything until it
> > was ready to go.
>
> until *he* was ready to go. 8-)

oh - must have missed that bit :)

> > Another way to do this (and the standard way for java applications)
> > is via the JDK1.3 "Optional Packages" Specification.
>
> Slow down a little, we are just leaving JDK 1.1 compatibility with
> Ant2.

It does not have any requirements on a JDK1.3 JVM - it is just described 
there ... evolution of earlier "Extension" spec. It could be implemented fine 
on a jdk1.1 if you wanted.

-- 
Cheers,

Pete

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