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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Clueless, FAQ-less newbie flails helplessly
Date Sat, 26 Aug 2000 01:17:19 GMT
At 04:08  25/8/00 -0500, you wrote:

kewl - project for a number of different reasons :P

>Step one is the FAQ, but that's where I got stuck.  I tried to open 
>the Ant FAQ page, but got slapped away with an error (no, not just a 
>404, it was something serious).  As instructed by the error message, 
>I sent off an e-mail to the appropriate person about it.  I've no 
>idea how long it will take to get it fixed, however, so I decided to 
>hit this list.

works now for me. Was this the URL you tried ?

>Bottom line: does someone know of another place to find the FAQ and 
>any other documentation about Ant & how to use it?  Any other 
>suggested readings?  I'd like to avoid spamming the list with even 
>more newbie flailing.  :-)

well there is a bit of documentation in nightly downloads and I would start
there. Another great place to look is at the various other build.xml's for
apache projects. This is one I maintain and think is reasonably clear to
read (except for documentation part).


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