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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@bost.de>
Subject Re: Classpath issues
Date Mon, 31 Jul 2000 07:24:35 GMT
>>>>> "JC" == Julien Couvreur <jcouvreur@redcart.com> writes:

 JC> Why isn't the "path" just a "value" ?

Because you are free to use : and ; as path separators freely in Ant
but need to convert it to the OS convention when using it as a value
of an environment variable.

Ant needs to know it is a PATH like thing - you wouldn't want it to
replace all colons by semicolons on Windows for arbitrary variables.

Stefan

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