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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Creating custom data container rather than task for use as nested element in a custom task
Date Thu, 08 Aug 2002 06:39:17 GMT
On Wed, 7 Aug 2002, <jlcarpenter@household.com> wrote:

> What is property substitution?

Expanding ${foo} to the value of the property foo.  Ant does this
automatically before calling the setXYZ methods for attributes but
doesn't expand properties before calling addText() on nested text.
You'll have to filter the text ou receive via
getProject().replaceProperties().

Stefan

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