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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Vote: <local> for 1.6
Date Wed, 22 Oct 2003 14:04:17 GMT
On 22 Oct 2003, Stefan Bodewig <> wrote:

> I haven't made up my mind on the feature itself

OK, re-reading the description first, I don't like the

| The value part of <local> is optional, and  the local
| property may be set by a subsequent <property>, <property>
| will only set it if the value is not set.

part.  This means that whenever I find a <property> task I'll have to
search all possible scopes for a <local> element and can't rely on it
being global.

What is the benefit of making <property> adhere to the scoping set up
by <local>?

I don't have any strong objections against the rest or the

So +0.5 (which can be turned into a +0.9 by explaining why <property>
should care about scopes 8-).


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