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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: consistent directory structure
Date Fri, 09 Feb 2001 06:38:05 GMT
At 09:26  8/2/01 -0800, you wrote:
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Peter Donald" <>
>> ancient tomcat derived ant, others use CVS snapshots etc. It is going to
>> get worse in the future as the original inventor of Ant has forked of his
>> own incompatable version that he intends to compete with Apache Ant.
>Uh, may one ask why???

He doesn't think what we are doing is correct. He believes ant should be
simpler, string based and more specific to smallish java projects rather
than a general build system. Interesting direction but ant had already
grown past this and it would not be fair to abandon the user base that
already had been using ant for other build processes.



| "Faced with the choice between changing one's mind, |
| and proving that there is no need to do so - almost |
| everyone gets busy on the proof."                   |
|              - John Kenneth Galbraith               |

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