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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject RE: Ant 2.0
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2004 08:02:26 GMT
> > One thing that was voted on (positively, I recall), way  way back in
> > time, was for Ant2.0 to fail on undefined properties.
> 
> Although I've never looked into it, can't you already have it with a
> custom PropertyHelper?  If you can ensure that your custom property
> helper is the last one that gets called - and that it never gets
> called for know properties - you should be there.
> 
> Provide this property helper and maybe add a new command line switch
> as syntactic sugar, done.
> 
> > 3. But there would be a non-throwing expansion method for code that
> > explicitly wanted to not fail on missing strings in their .
> 
> The PropertyHelper could deal with it.
> 
> Stefan


BTW, in proposal/embed is a PropertyHelper which creates a list from a XML
file
and an XPath. Reading that was my first step on PropertyHelpers...

Jan

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