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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: TASTE QUESTION: optional description attribute for ant projects?
Date Thu, 12 Apr 2001 07:25:14 GMT
At 07:39  12/4/01 +0200, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>>>> It would be better if there was a consistent doccing
>>>> standard.
>>>Agreed - I just don't think we should use XML comments for that.
>> Partially agree - I think it should be namespaced elements - but
>> thats not viable for ant1.x.
>Oops, you say it yourself 8-)


>Why would that not be viable in Ant1.4? 
>We've switched to jaxp 1.1 already, so we could rewrite ProjectHelper
>to become namespace aware and ignore everything that's not in the
>default namespace for a starter - maybe hardcode a doc: namespace as a
>preview of a future "documentation aspect".

Could be a lot of work, may confuse our users - especially if we change it
again for Ant2.0, I don't want to support it if it turns out to be
different from ant2.0 ;)



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| and proving that there is no need to do so - almost |
| everyone gets busy on the proof."                   |
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