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From Jeffrey E Care <ca...@us.ibm.com>
Subject Re: import remote file
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2012 20:01:28 GMT
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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