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From James Duncan Davidson <>
Subject Re: Parameterized "task-function"
Date Sun, 14 Jan 2001 02:49:34 GMT
On 1/10/01 10:48 PM, "Jason Rosenberg" <> wrote:

> 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!

Ant is not a scripting language. Saying it a few thousand times won't make
it so. If you want to build a build system around a scripting language (my
suggestion: JavaScript using the Rhino engine), then by all means do it.
Scratch your itch. But don't keep trying to make Ant something it is not.

James Duncan Davidson                              
                                                                  !try; do()

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