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From "Peter Reilly" <peter.kitt.rei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: xmlproperties task
Date Mon, 25 Feb 2008 12:52:18 GMT
ANT svn (trunk) supports loadFromXML in the properties task.
This has not been ported to the ANT 1.7 branch.
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
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