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From "Antoine Levy-Lambert" <anto...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Property name policy (was Re: cvs commit: ant/docs/manual/CoreTypes selectors.html)
Date Fri, 14 Jan 2005 09:44:45 GMT
Sounds good
+ 1

Cheers,

Antoine
> On 13 Jan 2005, <stevel@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> > I have declared a policy on what we will name new properties. Is
> > this a good formal policy to have?
> 
> <snip/>
> 
> > If new properties get added (it happens), expect them to appear
> > under the "ant." and "org.apache.tools.ant" prefixes, unless the
> > developers have a very good reason to use another
> > prefix. Accordingly, please avoid using properties that begin
> > with these prefixes, to reduce the risk that future Ant releases
> > break your build file.
> 
> +1
> 
> maybe we should reserve the "build." prefix as well -
> build.sysclasspath and CVS HEAD's build.clonevm.
> 
> Stefan
> 

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