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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [myrmidon] Project/Target as Tasks
Date Mon, 22 Apr 2002 02:45:06 GMT
On Mon, 22 Apr 2002 11:23, Darrell DeBoer wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Apr 2002 11:00, Adam Murdoch wrote:
> > On Mon, 22 Apr 2002 10:02, Peter Donald wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > scratch this. It is probably best to keep the Project/Task model around
> > > as part of the API for workspace. But maybe we could actually implement
> > > them as tasks under the covers (though it should be all transparent).
> >
> > We're still going to trim the model, right?

yep. But we will still basically have some way to list targets and associated 
documentation/help but wont be able to query much further (like dependencies, 
typelibs references etc). This is mainly to facilitate integration into UIs 
easily.

> Modelling Targets as tasks would be cool. We could look at having a
> separate Ant1CompatTargetTask, which provided if/unless/depends attributes
> like Ant1, without having to do the stylesheet hackery.
>
> This, combined with some antlib namespace stuff I'm thinking about (more
> later), may allow us to run Ant1 build files directly, without the build
> file transformation we currently require.

excellent.

-- 
Cheers,

Peter Donald


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