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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: Object oriented builds
Date Sun, 23 Jun 2002 09:26:58 GMT
> Some negatives:

> - Templates currently can't be used to add targets to a project.  They 
have to 
> be used as if they were tasks.  This means you couldn't have a template 
that 
> expanded a high-level maven-esque project description into, say, a 
'compile' 
> target and a 'jar' target, and a 'test' target.  This might not end up 
being 
> a problem, as you can use a transforming project builder and 
cross-project 
> dependencies to achieve pretty much the same thing.
That's a major one IMHO. With maven we needed reuse at the target level, 
not the task level. As for achieving the same end, the process you 
described sounds way too complex to be attempted by the average user.

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