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From Eric Johnson <>
Subject Re: Proposal: drop ant build.xml files for samples requiring extra stuff.....
Date Wed, 16 Mar 2011 11:41:33 GMT
+1 to the antbuild idea.

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 7:27 AM, Glen Mazza <> wrote:
> Sounds good.  My WSDL-first tutorial shows how Ant can be used
> (, I can
> incorporate that into a new CXF sample (I've been meaning to rip out the Ant
> from that tutorial anyway), or we can leverage the Ant scripts in the simple
> wsdl-first and java-first examples for a new sample.
> In the interim, until we have this "antbuild", we could remove Ant from all
> the samples except the two simplest (intro wsdl-first and java-first)
> samples.  Alternatively, we can skip doing "antbuild" and just retain the
> Ant scripts for just these two newbie samples, for anything past that the
> user will need to work with Maven.  I think I would have a slight preference
> for "antbuild" though as it would allow us to more thoroughly document how
> to use Ant without being distracted about needing to also teach web services
> (the main role of the two newbie samples), but either way is good IMO.
> Glen
> Daniel  Kulp wrote:
>> There's another option I just thought of:
>> Remove all the ant things from all the CURRENT samples.  Then add a single
>> "antbuild" sample that is pretty much just "hello world", but would show
>> how
>> to setup wsdl2java and such from within ant.   That limits the ant
>> exposure to
>> a single, dedicated sample.    That could probably cover Eric's and my
>> concern
>> about people that DO want to use ant, but pretty much keeps it away from
>> the
>> examples that we maintain and promote.
>> Dan
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