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From mben...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r538727 - /ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/property.html
Date Wed, 16 May 2007 20:51:32 GMT
Author: mbenson
Date: Wed May 16 13:51:31 2007
New Revision: 538727

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&rev=538727
Log:
doc

Modified:
    ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/property.html

Modified: ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/property.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/property.html?view=diff&rev=538727&r1=538726&r2=538727
==============================================================================
--- ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/property.html (original)
+++ ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/property.html Wed May 16 13:51:31 2007
@@ -101,17 +101,18 @@
   </tr>
   <tr>
     <td valign="top">resource</td>
-    <td valign="top">the resource name of the property file.</td>
+    <td valign="top"> the name of the classpath resource containing
+      properties settings in properties file format.</td>
     <td valign="middle" align="center" rowspan="4">One of these, when
       <b>not</b> using the name attribute</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
     <td valign="top">file</td>
-    <td valign="top">the filename of the property file .</td>
+    <td valign="top">the location of the properties file to load.</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
     <td valign="top">url</td>
-    <td valign="top">the url from which to read properties.</td>
+    <td valign="top">a url containing properties-format settings.</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
     <td valign="top">environment</td>
@@ -119,14 +120,15 @@
     if you specify environment=&quot;myenv&quot; you will be able to access OS-specific
     environment variables via property names &quot;myenv.PATH&quot; or
     &quot;myenv.TERM&quot;. Note that if you supply a property name with a final
-    &quot;.&quot; it will not be doubled. ie environment=&quot;myenv.&quot;
will still
+    &quot;.&quot; it will not be doubled; i.e. environment=&quot;myenv.&quot;
will still
     allow access of environment variables through &quot;myenv.PATH&quot; and
     &quot;myenv.TERM&quot;. This functionality is currently only implemented
     on <a href="#notes-env">select platforms</a>. Feel free to send patches to
increase the
-    number of platforms this functionality is supported on ;).<br>
-    Note also that properties are case sensitive, even if the
-    environment variables on your operating system are not, e.g. it
-    will be ${env.Path} not ${env.PATH} on Windows 2000.</td>
+    number of platforms on which this functionality is supported ;).<br>
+    Note also that properties are case-sensitive, even if the
+    environment variables on your operating system are not; e.g. Windows 2000's
+    system path variable is set to an Ant property named "env.Path"
+    rather than "env.PATH".</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
     <td valign="top">classpath</td>
@@ -142,8 +144,9 @@
   </tr>
   <tr>
     <td valign="top">prefix</td>
-    <td valign="top">Prefix to apply to properties loaded using <code>file</code>
-    or <code>resource</code>. A "." is appended to the prefix if not specified.</td>
+    <td valign="top">Prefix to apply to properties loaded using <code>file</code>,
+    <code>resource</code>, or <code>url</code>.
+      A "." is appended to the prefix if not specified.</td>
     <td align="center" valign="top">No</td>
   </tr>
 </table>



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