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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: scripting
Date Mon, 26 Jun 2006 11:15:29 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Jun 2006, Alexey Solofnenko <trelony@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> About property expansion - many languages use the same syntax for
>> inline property substitution. It may be good not to expand
>> properties automatically.
> 
> That's the reason it hasn't been implemented, exactly.  Just imagine a
> script task using Perl with a bunch of Perl variables that accidently
> collide with Ant properties.
> 
> Stefan
> 

yeah, it would be funny. Perhaps an expandProperties attribute that 
would be false by default, but could be turned on if you knew what you 
were doing.

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