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From Nat Gross <>
Subject Re: XML and copy directories
Date Fri, 04 Feb 2005 16:07:53 GMT
Henning Waack wrote:

> Hello James and Ninju.
> James Fuller wrote:
>> Ninju Bohra wrote:
>>> Well,
>>> The safe answer is yes and no...
>> btw you could just load up an xml file using <xmlproperties/> which 
>> does give you access to value encapsulated by elements and 
>> attributes...additionally there are a few existing 3rd party XML 
>> tasks for assisting in this.
>> gl, Jim Fuller
> Thanks for your answers, I will consider the possibilities, though it 
> seems to me, that doing this with some Java could be easier... 
> especially for me, since I don't know anything about Ant but about 
> Java...
One minute... ALL (ok, almost) of us, using Ant know Java! Ant was 
designed mainly for programmers. There is tons of stuff Ant will 
automate, that will take you much longer to write in Java. It's worth 
spending some time learning Ant.
My $0.02

> Greetings,
> Henning

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