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From "James Duncan Davidson" <>
Subject Re: Proposed Revolution: AntEater (a proposal for Ant Core 2.0)
Date Tue, 14 Nov 2000 08:35:06 GMT
On 11/13/00 6:22 PM, "Peter Donald" <> wrote:

> Essentially there is a number of needs. The main one people have requested
> is runtime interpretation. So
> <blah attr="${var1}/blee" />
> has to be interpreted differently depending on value of ${var} when it is
> executed.

Yep -- that was something that was talked about a long time ago and much
talk was around it. And I agree on this --- the attributes should be
reflected at task execution time -- and any variables *have* to be resolved
against the properties in place at that time and not their values at


James Duncan Davidson                              
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