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From Glenn McAllister <>
Subject Re: mapper type="regexp" doesn't work (was: Can't find <apply>task)
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2001 00:30:20 GMT
David J Iannucci wrote:

> Peter Donald wrote:
> > Are the regexp jars in your classpath?
> OK, so after the second person wrote exactly the same
> thing, I started thinking :-)

Happens to the best of us. :-)

> and cruising around the
> documentation again... and stumbled upon a different
> place in the documentation that said what and where
> the jars were that are needed for this purpose.

> Folks, I'd call this a "failure of documentation".
> Looking only at the documentation for <mapper> was
> not enough to tell me what I needed to know.  In fact
> it even says that "Ant comes with implementations for
> jakarta-regexp and jakarta-ORO," which leads me to
> believe that everything I need is already included
> in the ant tarball, so of course I don't think I need
> to go looking for something other than what I've
> already got.

Thats a fair point.  Care to contribute a patch to the docs to fix it?

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