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From "Jose Alberto Fernandez" <jalbe...@cellectivity.com>
Subject RE: [Fwd: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Commons-Net 1.4.0 Released]
Date Tue, 10 May 2005 12:12:23 GMT
Why not move the task or its new version into jakerta-commons and
provide us with
a ready to go feature full antlib. That would allow us to start
decoupling
things from the main ANT release.

Jose Alberto

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Cohen [mailto:scohen@javactivity.org] 
> Sent: 10 May 2005 13:07
> To: dev@ant.apache.org
> Subject: [Fwd: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Commons-Net 1.4.0 Released]
> 
> 
> The new release of jakarta-commons-1.4.0 contains some features that 
> were specifically designed with Ant in mind.  In particular the 
> FTPClientConfig class was designed with the thought of enabling the 
> enhancement of the ant <ftp> task to
> 
> 1. handle ftp servers with file listing formats that format dates in 
> other than the standard (i.e. US English) ways.
> 
> More importantly, perhaps, for Ant
> 2. handle time zone differences between client and server.
> 
> This would enable dependency checking to be more usefully associated 
> with the task.
> 
> In the next few weeks (months) I am intending to rework the 
> <ftp> task 
> to take advantage of these new capabilities.  This would 
> involve adding 
> some new attributes to the task and transmitting these to the 
> commons-net implementation.
> 
> 
> 

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