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From Roger Vaughn <>
Subject Re: Why Properties became immutable
Date Fri, 21 Jul 2000 14:11:26 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> Hi,
> Seems like we have a most hated feature 8^). And given the work it
> might take to convert older buildfiles I can fully understand it.

Honestly, the issue isn't about the work it will take to convert old
buildfiles (I expect that), it's about the amount of maintenance work it
will add to future ones.  This breaks cut-and-paste maintainability.  Now,
that's not an ideal solution *either*, but hey.  See my longer reply for
more detail.


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