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From Thorsten Scherler <thorsten.scherler....@juntadeandalucia.es>
Subject Re: xmlproperties task
Date Mon, 25 Feb 2008 13:19:39 GMT
On Mon, 2008-02-25 at 12:52 +0000, Peter Reilly wrote:
> ANT svn (trunk) supports loadFromXML in the properties task.
> This has not been ported to the ANT 1.7 branch.

Nice. Thanks for this update, will checkout trunk and give it a go.

salu2

> Peter
> 
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 12:21 PM, Thorsten Scherler
> <thorsten.scherler.ext@juntadeandalucia.es> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-02-22 at 14:56 -0800, Bruce Atherton wrote:
> >  > What I think you are missing is that the XML hierarchy translates into
> >  > the name of the property. This is true whether you use Semantic
> >  > Attributes or not, since they do not alter the name.
> >
> >  Hmm, then I misunderstood
> >
> > http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/xmlproperty.html
> >  "Semantic Attributes
> >  ...
> >  id: The property is associated with the given id value."
> >
> >  For me that sounds (and actually IMO makes awfully lot of sense) that if
> >  I use @id, the property will use this id as name.
> >
> >  Then the java xml files from properties.loadFromXML(...) method will not
> >  work with the xmlproperty task either (let alone that they do not even
> >  have a @id), since they look like:
> >
> >  <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> >  <!DOCTYPE properties SYSTEM "http://java.sun.com/dtd/properties.dtd">
> >  <properties>
> >     <entry
> >  key="plugin.TestPlugin">com.plugin.test.TestPluginModule</entry>
> >     <entry
> >  key="messages.TestPlugin">TestPluginMessages.properties</entry>
> >  </properties>
> >
> >  Is there interest to have a java compatible xml properties task, if so I
> >  will likely need to write one for my current project and can submit a
> >  patch.
> >
> >  Thanks for your answer Bruce.
> >
> >
> >  salu2
> >  --
> >  Thorsten Scherler                                 thorsten.at.apache.org
> >  Open Source Java                      consulting, training and solutions
> >
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Thorsten Scherler                                 thorsten.at.apache.org
Open Source Java                      consulting, training and solutions


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