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From "Peter B. West" <>
Subject Re: [Bug 2328] New: - easy change to ant doc make much more browsable
Date Wed, 27 Jun 2001 02:20:10 GMT

Steve Loughran wrote:

> ----- Original Message ----- >
>>+ Specifically, having the Ant tasks presented one
>>+ per html page is not conducive to introducing the
>>+ new ant user to what ant's built in capabilities are.
>>+ I suggest either
>>+ 1) a intro page with an 2-3 sentence description of each
>>+ Ant command.
>>+ 2) gluing all of the pages together in a pdf, so that
>>+ that tree killers (incl. myself) can easily download and
>>+ print out a physically browsable menu.
>>\ No newline at end of file
> The problem seems valid to me, but there may be alternate solutions.
> One of the problems of the current layout is that it groups stuff in two
> alphabetical lists -one for optional, one for core.
> What might be useful is a single page listing tasks by category:

No direct comments on these suggestions, but one other.  `Running Ant' 
should be under `Using Ant' rather than, as until recently, under 
`Installing Ant'.


Peter B. West
"Lord, to whom shall we go?"

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