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From Glenn McAllister <gl...@somanetworks.com>
Subject Re: [DISC] Ant's goals
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2001 15:08:53 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> * make it possible to reuse taskengine for other things. ie
>   Installshield type app, Peter's cron-server and other task based
>   operations.

+1, but this is a secondary concern.  It will probably fall out of our
redesign to ensure ease of integration with multiple frontends.

> * provide support for CJAN
>
>   Q: In what way?
>   A: Probably by supplying a set of tasks that download versioned
>   binaries and their associated dependencies, caching the downloads
>   in a known place and updating binaries when required. ("When required"
>   being indicated by a change in property values).

-1 untill CJAN is a reality.  Or at least more than an itch... :-)

Glenn
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