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From Mansour Al Akeel <mansour.alak...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: import remote file
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:42:56 GMT
Jeffery,
thank you. I will try it soon.
Can you please let me know what makes you think it's terrible idea ?


On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 3:01 PM, Jeffrey E Care <carej@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> Mansour Al Akeel <mansour.alakeel@gmail.com> wrote on 03/08/2012 02:53:55
> PM:
>
>> I am looking for a functionality to allow me to import remote files
>> that contains tasks to be used in multiple projects. Something like:
>>
>> <import file="http://path/to/reusable/file.xml" />
>>
>> I know I can include this in an antlib inside a jar, ant download it
>> through ivy, but importing a remote file, seems to be easier way to
>> share this macros with other
>> projects.
>>
>> I didn't find this functionality, and looking to open a jira ticket.
>> Just making sure it doesn't exist.
>
> You should be able to do this today using a nested url resource.
>
> Of course I'm on record as thinking this is a TERRIBLE idea, so use at
> your own risk.

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