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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: exclusion of certain blocks from build is busted
Date Tue, 18 Mar 2003 07:39:00 GMT

David Crossley wrote, On 18/03/2003 3.37:
> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>>David Crossley wrote:
> <snip/>
>>>Found it - there is extra whitespace at the end of these
>>>three lines in, i.e. after the =true
>>>Thank the lord, i am not going mad. Sounds like we
>>>need normalize-space() whenever properties are read.
>>>Call in the XSL/build experts.
>>Oh, gosh, ant is *very* picky. Fixed in CVS.
> Gee, i could have easily committed such a simple fix to
> remove the extra whitespace. However, i left it because as
> discussed above, it needs a more robust solution, like using
> normalize-space() in the blocks-build.xsl, but i could not
> see where to do this. Quick hacks just leave the way open for
> the build to be busted again like this and causing someone
> else three days of grief.

I had moved the properties in xml files, so that the whitespace there is 
really easy to see. Why did we resort back to property files for it?

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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