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From Glenn McAllister <>
Subject Re: [IDEA] Polymorphic types
Date Fri, 16 Nov 2001 16:20:19 GMT
Conor MacNeill wrote:

> Similarly, I can have classfilesets in jars without changing the <jar>
> task.
> It isn't perfect since some tasks use rolenames in their nested elements
> <blah>
>      <fromfileset>
>      <tofileset>
> </blah>
> For these tasks, the current method of refids needs to be used.
> Nevertheless, I think the patch is useful and makes it much more
> meaningful to define derived types.
> The patch as it currently stands is just a proof of concept. There are
> some inefficiencies which can be factored out if required.
> Let me know what you think?

In principle, +1 from me.  I think its a damn good idea.

Glenn McAllister
SOMA Networks, Inc.

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