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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Logging to a file
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2001 07:37:46 GMT
Phillip Wells <> wrote:

> OK, so this is probably more of an ant-dev question, but wouldn't it
> be better if:
> 1. An abstract BuildLoggerImpl (implements BuildLogger) stores the
> reference to 'out' and 'err' (isn't it poor encapsulation for Main
> to hold these anyway?).


> 2. Main passes in the name of the log file (if specified at the
> command line) to the logger in Main.createLogger() and it is
> BuildLoggerImpl that creates and sets the output stream from it.


We've already realized that the responsibilities are spread across
Main, Project, ProjectHelper and others are - err, let's say
suboptimal. Simeon has been identifying a lot of problems whenever
Antidote has gained a new feature. This is for sure going to be
addressed in Ant2 - for which we are currently collecting feature


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