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From gt bradley <...@linkline.com>
Subject Re: Including other antfiles
Date Fri, 11 Aug 2000 04:43:02 GMT


Peter Donald wrote:

> 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

Sooo....
when is the next version expected? (rough guess anyway)

GT



>
> Cheers,
>
> Pete
>
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