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From Antoine Levy-Lambert <>
Subject Re: DRAFT-ANNOUNCEMENT for Antidote's retirement
Date Thu, 31 Mar 2005 12:33:58 GMT
Hello Stefan,
fine by me,


Stefan Bodewig wrote:

>let me know what you think.  This would go out to user@ant and get
>published on the Website.
>The Apache Ant Project Retires Antidote, the Ant GUI
>The Antidote subproject was once started to provide a GUI for Ant at a
>time where IDE support for Ant was far from usable.  Unfortunately it
>never attracted a developer community of its own.
>At the same time IDE support for Ant has become ubiquitous by now and
>there is little reason to have a GUI just for Ant.  This makes it even
>less likely that volunteers will start to spend time working on it.
>Antidote's development has been stalled for years now, despite some
>efforts to rejuvenate it by single developers.  Therefore the Ant
>developers have chosen to retire Antidote.
>Antidote will no longer be developed by the Ant project, it's CVS
>module will be shut down.
>If you are interested in Antidote's sources to learn from or build on
>it, you can find snapshots at <>.

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