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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Ant book?
Date Tue, 03 Jul 2001 13:49:06 GMT
On Tue,  3 Jul 2001 11:19, Dave Dribin wrote:
> > Second, a book is already in the works.
> Really?  When is it planning on being released?  What are the main
> topics?  Who's the author and publisher?  Feel free to reply
> privately.  Let's just say I have some extra free time at the moment
> and I've always wanted to write a book.  Maybe I could contribute to
> this book instead of duplicating effort.

James Duncan Davison ( was writing a book .. possibly still 
is. One thing I would be careful of is that many of the current build file 
designs and idioms are due to limitations of Ants file format. Some of these 
limitations will go away in the future with Ant2.



| "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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