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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject RE: [VOTE] macrodef - do attributes as properties or substitution s
Date Tue, 18 Nov 2003 12:53:17 GMT
> >>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)      confusion with 'real'
> > properties
> >   [ ] as $(x)                                 to close to A
> >   [ ] as @x                                   I miss the brackets
> >   [ ] as ${attribute:x}                       too long
> >   [X] as @{x}                                 ok, close to 
> A but seeable
> > different
> >   [ ] some thing else                         nothing in my 
> mind to that
> 
> Has someone ruled out $${x}? Or does that conflict with
> using $$ as some kind of escape sequence for $?

That´s a part of "some thing else" :-)
But you will confound that with escaping sequence of properties.


Jan

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