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From Daniel Barclay <>
Subject Re: Filter and Filtersets (was SQLExec and Properties)
Date Tue, 08 May 2001 15:31:25 GMT
Michael McCallum wrote:
> Yes. Ant needs to be flexible so it can complement tools that are out there.
> So if tool X needs to do token replacement with Tokens wrapped in @, $, % or even
> START/END then it should be supported in some way.

Why would Ant need to do token replacement in the style of tool X?

Wouldn't you put Ant-style tokens in a file, replace them using Ant,
and then have a X-style file to be processed by tool X?

Or do you really want Ant to be able to process tokens that tool X 
could have processed?

Daniel Barclay
Digital Focus

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