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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Cocoon Ant Task
Date Sat, 18 Oct 2003 06:17:35 GMT
Upayavira wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> >Upayavira wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>I've just committed a Cocoon Ant task to Cocoon CVS, and would welcome 
> >>feedback on it.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Great. While browsing my local email by subject, i came across this
> >old message. There was already an Ant task languishing in the
> >scratchpad. Probably now out-of-date, but may have some good stuff
> >to incorporate.
> >src/blocks/scratchpad/java/org/apache/cocoon/ant/readme.txt
> >  
> >
> David,
> That Ant task was written before the CocoonBean existed, so does all its 
> own work to set up Cocoon, and has none of the new features of the Bean.

Sure. I was just hoping that you had seen it, so that we did not have
someone's effort gone to waste. Perhaps there were some good ideas.

> The new task is a thin wrapper around the CocoonBean, much as 
> (CLI) is, which means that it is extremely simple to maintain.
> Thus, I would propose to deprecate/remove the ant task from the scratchpad.

Yes, i was implying that.

> What I'm most keen to see is someone trying this new Ant task out on 
> Forrest and let me know how it works! Forrest was after all a big part 
> of my reason for writing it!



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