Mansour Al Akeel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
on 02/13/2012 01:57:56 PM:
> From: Mansour Al Akeel <email@example.com> > To: Ant Developers List <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Cc: Stefan Bodewig <email@example.com> > Date: 02/13/2012 01:58 PM > Subject: Re: NIO 2.0 == Ant 2.0? was Re: Java
NIO support >
> In fact I was thinking about the same thing. The idea of forking Ant
> rewrite parts of it to use Java 7 NIO, and introduce java plugin frame
> work http://jpf.sourceforge.net/
crossed my mind few times. Why JPF instead of OSGi or whatever
extensibility mechanism is working it's way through the JCP for Java 8?
IMO the idea of basing an Ant re-write on some dubiously supported clone
of Eclipse's plugin mechanism from 8 years ago isn't very appealing.