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From "Erik Hatcher" <jakarta-...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject Re: Ant 2 et al.
Date Tue, 09 Jul 2002 16:07:41 GMT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Conor MacNeill" <conor@cortexebusiness.com.au>

> Adding namespace support is not a backward compatible change, though
> <project name="test" default="test">
>    <target name="test">
>      <taskdef name="test:echo"
> classname="org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.Echo"/>
>      <test:echo message="hello"/>
>    </target>
> </project>

I don't understand how this is not backwards compatible?  As long as newer
versions of Ant can run older build files, that is backwards compatibility.
But older versions of Ant cannot be expected to run newer build files.  Or
am I missing something here?

    Erik



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