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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: PropertyHelper thoughts
Date Mon, 02 Jul 2007 04:14:01 GMT
On Sun, 01 Jul 2007, Wascally Wabbit <wascallywabbit@earthling.net>
wrote:

> 2) To isolate and control a set of property and reference
> modifications to a specific scope. Again this is within the scope of
> any task container and is not limited to macrodefs. This compliments
> the overlay function in that it captures undesired side-effects from
> executing a reused set of tasks (macrodef, AntX various flow-control
> tasksets, etc.)  Additionally, the build script can pick-n-choose
> which modifications it wants to let pass through to the project's
> scope. [[The BIG point here is that isolate relies on the *SET*
> functionality of PropertyHelper...it captures those sets to prevent
> them from passing through to the parent project's property set.]]

This is a use-case I do understand, thanks.

So we need to retain the ability to intercept the setter
functionality.

Stefan

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