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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject RE: what I want to see in the next version of ant
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2002 15:11:48 GMT
I'm personally disappointed that Conor put time and effort into Mutant 
when people weren't willing to evaluate the proposals as a replacement, or 
that they didn't think it was appropriate.

Seems like a total WOFTAE to me.
--
dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
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Dominique Devienne <DDevienne@lgc.com> wrote on 07/23/2002 08:13:30 AM:

> Beside Costin, I don't remember anyone saying he/she wouldn't want to
> consider switching code base entirely (but among the sea of posts, I 
could
> have missed them of course). Most committers admit they haven't even had
> time to look in depth at either proposals (now single proposal). Some 
said
> they don't believe in starting from scratch, but seeing is believing, so 
let
> us start by looking at the remaining proposal... The heightened scrutiny
> will undoubtedly show its strengths and weaknesses (and whether it's
> over-engineered as some proclaimed). Then decide which route is better, 
i.e.
> evolve Ant 1.x or Myrmidon into Ant2.
> 
> And after all, people who worked on the proposals are not complete 
whackos,
> but most likely very talented coders, and well aware of the Ant 1.x code
> base. I think their hard work deserves it. --DD
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephane Bailliez [mailto:sbailliez@apache.org] 
> Sent: Monday, July 22, 2002 4:52 PM
> To: Ant Developers List
> Subject: Re: what I want to see in the next version of ant
> 
> I'm sorry but from what I can see there is no chance that mutant or 
myrmidon
> can be used as the 'base code' without strong consequences on the ant
> community. I think Stefan made it quite clear last time.
> 
> For the foundation: ideas: +1. code: -1
> 
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