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From peter reilly <peter.rei...@corvil.com>
Subject Re: polymorphism (was Re: antlib)
Date Fri, 25 Apr 2003 14:09:49 GMT
On Friday 25 April 2003 14:30, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>
> because it feels more natural?
>
>
> <classpath ant:type="PathThatIgnoresBuildSysclassPathToTrickGump">
>
> or
>
> <PathThatIgnoresBuildSysclassPathToTrickGump ant:element="classpath">
>
I see. This is an interesting idea, whether is more natural is debatable ;-).

A thing to note is that "ant:" assumes that an xml namespace is set-up,
<... xmlns:ant="...">

Another similar idea could be:
<classpath implementationClass="acme.ant.TrickGump" ... 
> are alternatives (without any claim for completeness) with quite
> different consequences when it comes to the implementation side of
> things.

One of the consequences is that Javac's public method createClasspath()
may need to be modified.


Peter


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