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From "Jose Alberto Fernandez" <j_a_fernan...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: PATCH: cvs <commandline> implementation
Date Wed, 27 Mar 2002 06:38:15 GMT
From: "Diane Holt" <holtdl@yahoo.com>

> --- stephan beal <stephan@wanderinghorse.net> wrote:
> 
> > We can't expect any given feature to be truly intuitive (though i find 
> > cdata-as-commands as intuitive as <echo>this is an echo</echo>, which
> > is technically Exactly the same construct as <cvs>up -r 1.1
> > build.xml</cvs>).
> 
> But it's not the "Exactly the same". To be the same, it'd have to be:
>   <cvs>
>   up -r 1.1 build.xml
>   <cvs/>
>   <cvs>
>   status foo.txt
>   <cvs/>
> With yours:
>   <cvs>
>   up -r 1.1 build.xml
>   status foo.txt
>   <cvs/>
> it's a hidden for-loop.
> 

I think the correct analogy here is the <sql> task. Which allows the same kind of syntax
as stephan
is talking about.

Jose Alberto



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