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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject AW: [Fwd: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Commons-Net 1.4.0 Released]
Date Wed, 11 May 2005 05:28:29 GMT
> I admit I know next to nothing about antlib, and in fact it 
> was nothing 
> until I googled it just now.  If the code for such an <ftp> task were 
> made to reside in such a structure (rather than in 
> commons-net itself) 
> there would be no circularity.
> 
> However, unless there is a general move to decouple ant, 
> which I would 
> support on general principles, I think these changes belong 
> on the main 
> stem of ant going forward.  There has been more than one request/bug 
> report concerning these features, and these requests should 
> be granted 
> now that there is finally a means of doing so.  For the time being, 
> Neeme Praks' contributions or something like them fill the 
> gap until the 
> next release.  These are not "subsidiary" features of commons-net and 
> they should not be "subsidiary" features of the ant <ftp> task.



There is no general decouple-strategy yet, but - as sometimes said - with
SVN and AntLibs we have the infrastructure for more fine grained
development.
E.g. we could make the <ftp> to it´s own AntLib and grant access to that
AntLib 
to the commons-net-team ...


Jan

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