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From Peter Reilly <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks macrodef.html
Date Thu, 08 Jan 2004 17:42:06 GMT
description attributes are allowed on tasks and targets, so it is a logical
extension to have them for the nested elements - esp for macrodef 
Dominique Devienne wrote:

>>From: []
>>  Log:
>>  Add description attributes for elements and attributes of macrodef
>>  PR: 24711
>>  Obtained from: gudnabrsam at yahoo dot com and Yuji Yamano
>How about a addText(String) so that any text within the attribute
>could be appended or replace the description attribute?
>Or allow a nested <description> element? Wait, isn't there this
>some rule that any <description> element is part of the build
>element or something!?!?
>I allows feel that XML attributes are unsuitable to hold
>sometimes long text such as descriptions!
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