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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@cortexebusiness.com.au>
Subject RE: Another feature request??
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2001 00:44:43 GMT

> At 09:35  29/3/01 +1000, Conor MacNeill wrote:
> >-1,
> >
> >Why change from an explicit declaration of the default target to
> one based
> >on implicit convention. You can adopt this convention without
> changing Ant.
> >Why force it everyone else?
>
> simplicity. One less complexity, one less reason for users to
> look at build
> file, etc
> Cheers,
>

One more implicit thing to remember. One more thing not obvious from the
build file. It is similar to the argument against an "init" target.

All IMHO.


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