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From "James Duncan Davidson" <>
Subject Re: Proposed refactoring of scanDir() functionality
Date Tue, 14 Nov 2000 00:33:10 GMT
On 11/3/00 4:39 AM, "Peter Donald" <> wrote:

>> You are far more familiar with Avalon than I am, would your vision
>> make Ant depend on Avalon?
> well it could (and IMHO should) but we could make it independent by
> reimplementing stuff they already have.

-1. Ant should depend on itself to the maximum extent possible. Reusable
frameworks are good -- but Ant needs to be as self reliant and small and
easy to build as possible.

James Duncan Davidson                              
                                                                  !try; do()

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