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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject RE: little error in <presetdef>
Date Wed, 07 Apr 2004 16:22:01 GMT
ok.

Jan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Bodewig [mailto:bodewig@apache.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 6:15 PM
> To: dev@ant.apache.org
> Subject: Re: little error in <presetdef>
> 
> 
> On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Jan Materne <Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de> wrote:
> 
> > I think it would be better to show the original taskname (in
> > contrast to the other *def tasks) because presetdef only takes one
> > task/type and finding the error would be easier.
> 
> It depends.  In your case havig the error message talk about the
> original task would be a better solution.
> 
> But consider a scenario where I import a snippet written by my
> buildmeister.  He has told me that this snippet will make a task named
> <x> available to me - no more details.  I don't need to know whether
> it is a macro, a script, a task loaded as antlib or plain task, I just
> want to use it.
> 
> If then the error message talks about echo when I've been using x in
> the line the message is talking about, I'd probably be even more
> confused.
> 
> Stefan
> -- 
> http://stefanbodewig.blogger.de/
> 
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