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From Jon Stevens <>
Subject Re: New task <transform> committed
Date Thu, 23 Nov 2000 21:53:43 GMT
on 11/23/2000 7:42 AM, "Stefan Bodewig" <> wrote:

> <transform> is similar to <execon> in a way. It invokes a given
> command on a couple of files. This task should be used for executables
> that produce yet another file (_transform_-ing the source file) as it
> will only invoke the command for source files that are newer than
> their corresponding target files.

I'm not sure I like <transform> as a name cause other tasks like <style> are
doing essentially the same thing that you are suggesting the name
<transform> is for.

Why not:

<execon transform="true">



twice of not very much is still a lot more than not very much

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