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From "Albrecht, Matt" <matt.albre...@zilliant.com>
Subject RE: [VOTE] macrodef - do attributes as properties or substitution s
Date Mon, 17 Nov 2003 21:08:36 GMT
I know that Canoo WebTest uses %{x} as its own variable substitution.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Cohen [mailto:SCohen@sportvision.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 17, 2003 12:50 PM
> To: Ant Developers List
> Subject: RE: [VOTE] macrodef - do attributes as properties or
> substitutions
> 
> 
> Another non committer here.
> I don't like $(x) because it looks too much like ${x}, although I
> suppose I could get used to that.  Therfore, I am drawn to
> @{x}.  ${attribute:x} is possible but way too much typing for 
> my taste.
> Abbreviated to ${att:x} or ${attrib:x} my negativity level goes down
> accordingly.
> 
> Before "voting", though, could someone list all the conflicting usages
> with other systems that ant must interface with.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: peter reilly [mailto:peter.reilly@corvil.com] 
> Sent: Monday, November 17, 2003 12:10 PM
> To: Ant Developers List
> Subject: Re: [VOTE] macrodef - do attributes as properties or
> substitutions
> 
> 
> OK, how do we want to implement <macrodef> attributes:
>                                   current
>  [ ] as textual substitution    ~ 4
>  [ ] as "real" Ant properties   ~ 2
> 
> undecided                       ~ 1
> 
> If macrodef attribute are to be implements as substitutions, 
> what should
> be the notation? (where x is the attribute name)
> 
>  [ ] as ${x} (look like ant properties)
>  [ ] as $(x) 
>  [ ] as @x
>  [ ] as ${attribute:x}
>  [ ] as @{x}
>  [ ] some thing else
> 
> 
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