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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: <scriptcondition> is broken with Jython in the recent trunk builds
Date Tue, 31 Jul 2007 15:17:32 GMT

--- Dominique Devienne <ddevienne@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 7/31/07, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > <scriptcondition> originally behaved such that a
> > default value can be declared on the task as an
> > attribute, and the embedded script can set the
> > condition value.  I preserved this behavior, but
> added
> > a preference for a return value, if any, from the
> > script:  again, on the basis that this seemed a
> (more)
> > natural behavior to me.  DD, you said "not
> returning a
> > value is fine by you"... and that's what
> > <scriptcondition> always did, and _should_ still
> > allow... am _I_ missing anything (other than
> whatever
> > I've apparently done to break python
> compatibility)?
> 
> Ah, sorry, I meant that "not returning a value is
> meaningless to me".

Okay, that's clearer.  :)  I think I've made it clear
that I agree with you here.  However, we both know we
as a developer community will preserve BC given the
choice.  Further, maybe there is or will be some
scripting language that won't support return values.

> Sure, if a default value for the condition is set as
> an attribute, why
> not (although I don't see why that's necessary or
> useful), but a
> scriptcondition is supposed to be a script fragment
> which returns a
> boolean value, and I don't see the point of not
> returning a value.
> --DD
> 
> PS: The error message could be nicer though ;-)

Which error message?  The one Alexey is getting from
the jython problem?

-Matt

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