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From Glenn McAllister <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] task/documentation writer's business
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2001 14:02:07 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> Glenn McAllister <> wrote:
> >> * Unify <available> and <uptodate> into a more general <condition>
> >>   task, support AND/OR of several tests here.
> >
> > +0.  I guess we are getting pushed down that road.
> Well, the motivation behind this is quite clear - and I'm kind of
> supporting it since I needed to check for JavaMail (which requires JAF
> as well).
> The current way to do it (see JMeter's build file) involves two
> targets with <available> tasks and looks silly, even if it works.

Don't get me wrong, I went through the same hoops as you, and I didn't
like it either. :-)  I have to admit, this is probably one of the better
compromises between the declaritive crowd and the procedural crowd.

Having thought about it a little more, I'll upgrade my vote to a +1.

> Stefan

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