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From "J.Pietschmann" <j3322...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: Namespaces in Ant
Date Mon, 05 May 2003 19:20:09 GMT
peter reilly wrote:
> I would agree with most of what Nicola says. I think
> that XML ns is a "heavy" solution for name clashing
> of names defined in a antlib. Moreover I do not
> think that the antlib needs to define a qualified name.
> The "prefix" attribute idea of the <property/> task could
> be used - even with the current <typedef/> command.
> 
> <typedef resource="net/sf/antcontrib/antcontrib.properties"
>          prefix="antcontrib"/>
> 
Hm. How do you ensure that prefixes wont clash?
This also pretty much rules out validation or schema-directed
editing with a standard tool.

J.Pietschmann


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