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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant-myrmidon/antlib/src/java/org/apache/antlib/core ForEachTask.java
Date Fri, 07 Jun 2002 07:00:22 GMT
At 04:46 PM 6/7/2002 +1000, you wrote:
>On Fri, 7 Jun 2002 14:51, Peter Donald wrote:
> > At 02:40 PM 6/7/2002 +1000, you wrote:
> > >That's probably true - but we don't know that yet.  Let's keep the task
> > > until we actually *do* have templating.  Then, we can compare them for
> > > usability. It may well turn out that they both have a place.
> >
> > I would prefer not to put another hack in unless it is furthering
> > development which I don't believe the task would.
>
>I don't understand why the <for-each> task is a hack.  Seems like a
>straightforward operation, really:  Do some stuff for each member of a list.

Essentially as its use in any real context basically requires recursive 
property resolution which has been vetoed many a time on ant-dev ;)


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