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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: nested mkdir tasks
Date Wed, 19 Dec 2007 22:38:48 GMT

--- Tony Rogers <azgul@umd.edu> wrote:

> Matt Benson wrote:
> > Why not simply
> >
> > <mkdir dir="dir/subdir" />
> > <mkdir dir="dir/another_subdir/a_sub-subdir" />
> >
> > ?
> >
> > -Matt
> >   
> 
> That works fine.  But in certain situations I've
> really wanted to be
> able to nest them. 
> 
> It seems intuitive to nest them; XML is
> hierarchical, as are
> directories.  Why not mirror the hierarchy?

I suppose there's no reason why that wouldn't work;
this seems in the end to be a matter of taste. 
Unfortunately, what seems intuitive to some may not be
so to others.  Personally the suggestion of nested
<mkdir> tasks doesn't do anything for me.  But maybe
another committer will have a different opinion.

-Matt

> 
> -- Tony
> 
>
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