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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: new Task subclass
Date Thu, 22 Jul 2004 15:07:09 GMT
On Thu, 22 Jul 2004, Jose Alberto Fernandez
<> wrote:
>> From: Phil Weighill-Smith []

>> Finally, it would even be possible to drop the delimiter and 
>> evaluate the expression as an XPath instead of as a property 
>> name if there are any "illegal" property name characters 
>> (such as "(", "/" or whitespace) in the expression.
> Illegal characters? We have been so liberal I do not thing there are
> more illegal things :-)

'}' is the only one AFAIK.

And even that is not strictly illegal since you could do

<property name="}" value="foo"/>

you'd just be unable to use the property inside the build file - a
task certainly could use it via getProject().getProperty("}").


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