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From Steve Loughran <stev...@iseran.com>
Subject Re: Getting 1.6 out the door
Date Thu, 28 Aug 2003 22:34:54 GMT
Gus Heck wrote:
>>
>>
>> I don't think there's such a thing as experimental stuff. It's either 
>> in or
>> not, and once in, it must be backward compatible.
>>
>> I'm sorry so few people chimed in on the subject of overloading the 
>> meaning
>> of ${name} in Ant. If this could be changed, then I'd have an 
>> enthusiastic
>> +1, but as it stands, I'm -1 or maybe -0.
>>
>> --DD
>>  
>>
> I agree 100%.
> 
> I also would like some feedback on my target access modifier patch, if 
> possble
> (see http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22020)
> 
> I have mentioned this to a couple of people, including the friend who 
> introduced me to ant in the first place and all thought the idea was 
> good. I would like it to get in 1.6 if possible.
> 

I am worried about the interaction between public/private and the 
inclusion mechanism. Will people expect object style access modifiers to 
  work with inclusion, such that targets marked private can not be 
called by included content?


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