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From "Phil Weighill-Smith" <phil.weighill-sm...@volantis.com>
Subject RE: Antlib package names
Date Wed, 20 Apr 2005 15:18:21 GMT
<cheek><tongue>Use of "core" as a package/directory name is mildly off in a UNIX
environment as the directory might be confused with a core dump! ;n)</tongue></cheek>

Phil :n)

-----Original Message-----
From:	Dominique Devienne [mailto:DDevienne@lgc.com]
Sent:	Wed 20/04/2005 15:28
To:	Ant Developers List
Cc:	
Subject:	RE: Antlib package names
> From: Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de [mailto:Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de]
> 
> We shouldnt plan the name only for the svn-package.
> That´s a general question for future extensions.
> 
> > Von: Peter Reilly [mailto:peterreilly@apache.org]
> > Perhaps it could be just "org.apache.ant.svn" - i.e. drop antlibs.

Actually, Peter might have a point. Why not drop antlibs,
and to indeed differentiate future extensions from Ant core,
then add an explicit org.apache.ant.core package, which opens
up the app-top-level org.apache.ant package for antlibs.

So we'd have:
org.apache.ant.core	- Ant Core - explicit enough
org.apache.ant.svn	- SNV AntLib
org.apache.ant.foo	- FOO AntLib
org.apache.ant.bar	- BAR AntLib
etc...

I think I like this scheme better in fact. Use a more
explicit package for Core, while offering shorter names
for AntLibs. --DD

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