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From Chris Clohosy <c.cloh...@cs.ucl.ac.uk>
Subject Re: New Ant GUI - 'Ant's Nest'
Date Thu, 06 Jan 2005 17:16:51 GMT
Hi Alexey,

You make a good point, Borland does have some good Ant features, however I 
believe Ant's Nest is more user-friendly. A tool should be independent of 
the JDK the user owns, true. But for me to do that I would have to bundle 
the Java 1.5 gear in with the download and that would put a lot of people 
off downloading a now bigger file. It will definetely be something I will 
look at in the future though, your feedback is appreciated. And there's 
always the fact that Ant's Nest is 100% free, in price and in ownership :-p

Chris

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alexey N. Solofnenko" <A.Solofnenko@mdl.com>
To: "Ant Users List" <user@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2005 3:58 PM
Subject: Re: New Ant GUI - 'Ant's Nest'


> Borland does the same - development JDK and tool host JDK do not have to 
> be the same.
>
> - Alexey.
>
> Conelly, Luis (GE Energy, Non GE, GENE) wrote:
>
>>Hi, Chris,
>>
>>    Is really necessary to use JDK 1.5?? I believe most of the 
>> developments
>>out there are being done in Java 1.4.x and prior (yes, unbelievable, but
>>true). I'd like to give a try to your product, but I don't want to install
>>another JDK in my Wintel machine (another one would colapse my system).
>>Would it work with JDK 1.4.2 or you're using those JDK 1.5 features such 
>>as
>>autoboxing?
>>
>>    Regards
>>    -Luis
>>
>
>
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