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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject RE: Scope of Types
Date Fri, 01 Jun 2001 04:07:27 GMT
At 01:58 PM 6/1/01 +1000, Robert Watkins wrote:
>> If flat is deemed not so useable then I would like to use 
>> Global scope.
>> 
>> Thoughts?
>
>Have you changed the scope of properties for Ant 2? Currently, of course,
>they are hierarchial. It would seem to be consistent if all of these type of
>things (taskdefs, properties, path references, etc) all had similar scoping
>rules.

We have discussed it but I don't think there has been any conclusion. From
what I can tell the majority want something where properties are local and
only passed to sub-projects if explicitly passed in an antcall. So I guess
the same could be done for Type definitions?

Cheers,

Pete

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