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From Erik Hatcher <e...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject Re: Retaining directory structure with image task
Date Fri, 27 May 2005 15:33:40 GMT
I concur that this issue should be addressed by fixing the default  
behavior even at the risk of backwards compatibility issues - I  
seriously doubt that folks would complain about this change.

     Erik

On May 27, 2005, at 11:18 AM, Antoine Levy-Lambert wrote:

> Matt Benson wrote:
>
>
>> Yes, it appears the patch should default to a
>> flattenmapper rather than an identitymapper... or did
>> you have some other concern?
>>
>> -Matt
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
> Hello Matt,
>
> the image task now seems to contain a kind of  hardcoded  
> flattenmapper.
> This is not usual for an an ant.task, and I would be tempted to  
> change even the default behavior of the task, considering this is a  
> blatant bug.
> Of course this would violate BC, or at least need to be entered in  
> the section "Changes that could break older environments".
> I find it unpleasant when we have to add new attributes/nested  
> elements to tasks simply because the default behavior from the  
> start was wrong or say ... unusual.
>
> Maybe we ought to continue this discussion on the dev list.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Antoine
>
>
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