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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Automatic stub generation
Date Wed, 23 Apr 2003 15:16:39 GMT
On Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at 11:09  AM, Dominique Devienne wrote:
> Well, sure, automatic documentation generation is always better than
> hand-written one (when we do get there!), using XDoclet or whatever 
> else (I
> hear qdox is quite fast compared to xjavadocs...), but it doesn't 
> change the
> fact that matching task is a bad idea. Rmic and MatchingTask will stay 
> there
> for backward compatibility reason, and allows syntactic sugar I guess, 
> but
> it's far less explicit than composition, and still bloats the 
> documentation.
> But that's just me apparently. --DD

It's not just you.  I don't like MatchingTask much myself.  It has 
limited usefulness (a task that is designed for a _single_ fileset) and 
even then its just as easy to code it up without using MatchingTask.

So, I'm on your side on this one!


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