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From Peter Donald <dona...@mad.scientist.com>
Subject Re: Including other antfiles
Date Fri, 11 Aug 2000 01:33:06 GMT
At 06:00  10/8/00 -0700, you wrote:
><!DOCTYPE project [
>  <!ENTITY common SYSTEM "build.template">
>]>
>
>I may have used the word "complex" incorrectly. The scenerio I described is
>straight forward and is not complex rules wize. I suppose I could add an
>include task and pre process the xml build file first to insert the
>included file. Everyone knows what includes mean. There is no confusion
>about this. I have no doubt that this issue will be raised again and again
>because it is the first things developers encounter when they have more
>than one project. 

okay - I don't seen any problem with that - I will pass it on to dev list

>However, I'm still not convinced that the property values should be set
>once (this is one aspect of ant that is not intuitive and people will keep
>asking this group the same question all the time).

Will change in next revision. It will occur at interpretation time and not
at parse time - so all your intuitive assumptions will work from next
version onwards :P
Cheers,

Pete

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