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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Ant Wiki] Update of "Ant1.7.1/Planning" by SteveLoughran
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2007 09:34:10 GMT
Kevin Jackson wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> 
>> == Features ==
>>
>> === Ivy ===
>>
>>  * Bundle Apache Ivy 2.0.0?
>>  * modify fetch.xml to use Ivy.
>>  * add support to <subant> a graph of targets, not just a list, so it 
>> can skip all dependents of a failing build
>>  * any way to integrate download and declaration of an antlib?
>>
>> === Scripting ===
>>
>>  * make <scriptcondition>, <scriptselector>, etc, more useful through

>> : attributes and elements, re-use
>>  * resource enable script tasks, to take source from any resource
>>  * more docs
>>
> 
> It's been brought up, but not voted on yet that including one of the
> scripting languages with the distribution (Rhino, BeanShell etc),
> would make using <script*> tasks more appealing as there's less setup
> involved.


Use Java6 and you get scripting for free. Given how important JavaScript 
is in web dev, most java developers should know it, even if they dont yet.


> 
> (ps, I can't remember my credentials for the wiki - sorry for moving
> this on list)

Make up some new ones?

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