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From "Jason Rosenberg" <>
Subject Re: Parameterized "task-function"
Date Thu, 11 Jan 2001 06:48:03 GMT

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From: "David Corbin" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2001 7:47 AM
Subject: Re: Parameterized "task-function"

> B) eventually, I hope ANT will support an include.  When it does, I'll
> want to be able to "pass arguments" for standard actions.
> (That's just starters).  As was pointed out to me, ANT is a scripting
> language.  I want function/procedures.   Is that so odd?

Right on!   Be vocal about this, because the Ant powers that
be don't seem interested in providing the needed functionality
to do what you are asking.  I have been getting around it by
using the <script> task and using javascript, etc.

Ant is a scripting language!  Right On!


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