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From Peter Reilly <peter.rei...@corvil.com>
Subject Re: Possible Ant 1.7 alpha bug: property expansion.
Date Thu, 03 Jun 2004 08:17:22 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:

>On Wed, 02 Jun 2004, Antoine Lévy-Lambert <antoine@antbuild.com>
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>>In my opinion, the problem reported is a bug, even if for instance
>>JDK 1.4 regexp has a similar bug.  I would go for fixing the bug
>>without BC, in order not to make the code too complicated.
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>Where "fixing the" bug would expand ${${a}.${b}} to ${${a}.${b}},
>correct?
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I do not think that this is a bug.
It can be (and thus most likely has been by someone) used to emulate
property expansion in properties.

"fixing" it will break BC for no good reason.

Peter

>Stefan
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