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From "Jose Alberto Fernandez" <j_a_fernan...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: cullers
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2002 00:10:14 GMT
From: "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@apache.org>

> On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Jose Alberto Fernandez <j_a_fernandez@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > If you add to this <mappers> in their proper place:
> 
> Please help me, I seem to be misunderstanding what <mapper>s and
> <fileset>s are supposed to do.
> 
> <fileset> is a set of existing files - <mappers> transform filenames
> (taken from a fileset in most cases) into a different set of
> filenames, with no guarantee made that these new filenames refer to
> something that exists.
> 
> Why is the proper place for a <mapper> inside a <fileset>?

Why should <fileset> refer to an "existing set" of files? They could just be based
on an existing set of files. It will always be the fact that for most cases we will
the default or identity mapping. But that is just a special case.


Jose Alberto


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