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From Johan Vromans CPWR <johan.vrom...@nl.compuware.com>
Subject Re: Rant on immutable properties
Date Tue, 03 Aug 2004 08:41:26 GMT
Reeves, Paul C wrote:
> This runs counter to the philosophy of ant, but I find it essential in my
> work.

As staded earler, the principle of immutable properties was OK when Ant was a 
simple single source task executor. Current Ant has macros, imports and 
libraries, all needing things commonly called 'local variables' and 'global 
variables'. Properties cannot be used for that, so something new is needed.

-- Johan

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