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Subject Re: the tomcat 4.1 ant tasks
Date Mon, 20 May 2002 06:00:06 GMT

And this should apply to properties, tasks, types, targets....anything

We've done this manually in Maven, as we're using Ant 1.4.1 as our base,
but some support from ant in this regard would be very helpful.
dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting

                    Adam Murdoch                                                         
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                                         Subject:     Re: the tomcat 4.1 ant tasks       
                    05/20/02 03:54                                                       
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On Mon, 20 May 2002 15:32, Steve Loughran wrote:
> I am thinking, maybe we should intro the notion of 'reserved' tasknames,
> binding them to a reserved task that simply throws a 'reserved' exception
> if used. That way in ant1.5 we can pencil out a few task names that we
> plans for in the near future, without creating conflicts down the wire.

Some kind of namespace support might be a better option (for ant1.6, that
Then we don't have to try to guess which names we need to reserve.  We just

use whatever names we need to, and the namespace stuff provides a way to
reference the tasks when there's collisions.


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