ant-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Jose Alberto Fernandez" <j_a_fernan...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: One more for Javac: compiler or implementation
Date Sat, 23 Mar 2002 08:54:49 GMT
From: "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@apache.org>

> On Fri, 22 Mar 2002, stephan beal <stephan@wanderinghorse.net> wrote:
> 
> > i think technically 'implementation' is the better word, but from a
> > user perspective i would find 'compiler' more appropriate, i
> > think.
> 
> Probably yes.  I also want to add the same features to <rmic> and
> Steve has similar code in <jspc> - in both cases compiler would work
> as well.
> 
> implementation could be applied to other future facade tasks as well,
> though.
> 

"implementation" does not say much of anything. 
And "compilerImplementation" is really too long. So I like "compiler".
Another reason is that the value of the attribute is not an implementation
(e.i., the name of a class implemting some compiler) what it is is the name
of a compiler, from a list of known compilers. Hence I think compiler
is much more accurate.

Jose Alberto



--
To unsubscribe, e-mail:   <mailto:ant-dev-unsubscribe@jakarta.apache.org>
For additional commands, e-mail: <mailto:ant-dev-help@jakarta.apache.org>


Mime
View raw message