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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject AW: AW: <macrodef> and local
Date Wed, 23 Jun 2004 15:47:49 GMT
> > I think <macrodef> would make the buildscript to a
> > kind of 
> > macro language. People (like me :) prefer to hack a
> > macrodef
> > prior to invest more time to implement a real task.
> > 
> > And then you´ll need real "variables".
> > 
> 
> So are you saying you think <macrodef>s should only be
> used as "real tasks" on a temporary basis?


Maybe not only.
I often use them for demonstrating how something can be done inside Ant.
Another possibility is task-prototyping.

Therefore I thought about a compiler which transferes the macrodef to java
source ...


Jan

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