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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Patch] es to be submitted
Date Fri, 11 Apr 2003 14:18:57 GMT
On Fri, 11 Apr 2003, Antoine Levy-Lambert <levylambert@tiscali-dsl.de>
wrote:

> There are several bug reports where I have prepared code, and
> documentation and testcases , and I would like them to be submitted
> before the code patches are obsolete :

There are certain constants in life, one is there will always be a
huge patch backlog in Ant 8-)

> http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17007 allow to
> define ZipFileSet(s) outside of Zip task this is an easy one,

And at the same time something that I wouldn't want to apply.  It
interferes with several proposals to introduce some kind of
polymorphism in Ant.  I'm sure that you are not aware of them, but
there've been plans and even complete code for such things.

> http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15434 MimeMailer
> doesn't work properly with national charset

I looked into it, but I'm not really familiar with JavaMail.

> http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18431 new
> p4labelsync task this one has been requested by one user;

and even less with Perforce.  When things like this happen, I usually
hope that a patch is confirmed (i.e. works for me) by at least one
other (Perforce in this case) user.

> since it is a new task, it should not harm any one.

Sorry, this is somewhat short sighted, every new task that no
committer can maintain does harm to Ant in some way or the other.

Stefan

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