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From peter reilly <peter.rei...@corvil.com>
Subject Re: beating the dead Ant 1.6 horse
Date Tue, 12 Aug 2003 09:26:27 GMT
On Tuesday 12 August 2003 04:20, Conor MacNeill wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Aug 2003 06:53 am, Matt Benson wrote:
> > I know the quote is "there is no timeframe yet on this
> > release".  But is there a ballpark?  2003?  Some
> > particular half of 2004?
>
> Ant 1.6 is very much alive, IMHO.
>
> 2003. :-)
>
> IMHO, I would hope to have it soon (where soon is undefined :-)) but I want
> to resolve a few things first ...
>
> Import is one of them - and it is important to get right. There are many
> different views on this from simple include to include with simple renaming
> to something close to an object model and even xslt style operation. I've
> been a little busy lately to push this along. I'll be back ...
>
> The others are antlib/namespace/polymorph stuff. I'm wondering if we can
> get to the point where the ant optional tasks are packaged as antlibs and
> potentially not added to the root loader if their supporting libraries are
> not also available to the root loader. This would allow them to be
> taskdef'd in later in a build.

I would rather leave this for after 1.6 release.
Peter


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