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From David Weller <>
Subject Re: Nested property expansion...
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2000 09:47:30 GMT
> When Ant encounters a ${xyz} construct it looks up a property of the
> name xyz. It doesn't even try to see whether xyz holds ${} which could
> be translated again. 
> And I really don't think I'd like to add it, there should always be a
> cleaner way to achieve the same result - a way that'd be far more
> readable. What would you really want to do with it? Do you have a real
> example?

No, I don't have a real example, and I'll accept your response -- until I find
a really good reason it should exist, then I'll whine about it some more :-)

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