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From <cost...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: Two possible new tasks
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2002 17:06:03 GMT
On 4 Mar 2002, Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> On Sun, 3 Mar 2002, Erik Hatcher <jakarta-ant@ehatchersolutions.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > Also, are there any objections to making these tasks available
> > outside of a <target> so that they can used alongside <property>?
> 
> Strong objections against adding any new special cases, yes.
> 
> We sort of agreed to allow *all* tasks outside of <target>s in Ant2,
> we could do so right now, if we wanted to.

+1. 

This in particular would eliminate type/task ambiguity, allow us 
to either make Typedef extend task or the reverse ( but have
shared code for both ). The only reason so far for separate code
is that types are allowed at top level, while most tasks are not.


Costin


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