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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Ant 2 et al.
Date Tue, 09 Jul 2002 12:29:17 GMT

Conor MacNeill wrote:
> Already I have seen cases where Mutant would work in a situation where 
> Ant1 did not. The requirement for Ant1 tasks to preserve their config 
> state was not being met and causing problems in the zip task. It is only 
> the herculean efforts of Stefan to check all tasks that keeps this at 
> bay. Unfortunately the resulting code is harder to understand and 
> maintain. (Check out the zip/jar code for all the savedState variables).
> It's one layer of spakfilla on another.

Well, from what is seems, if we put some antlib type stuff and imports
in 1.6, the version after could simply be Ant 2...

I wonder where Myrmidon is ATM...

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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