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From Pierpaolo Fumagalli <>
Subject Re: What flavour of scripting?
Date Thu, 02 Mar 2000 07:25:11 GMT
Jose Alberto Fernandez wrote:
> This to me is crazy. Everyone of us is inventing its own version of the javac
> task to fulfill their own needs. The end result is a gazillion of tasks that
> no one knows what are they for. The whole point of having a way to
> combine tasks in ANT is to avoid of versions of the same taks just
> to solve my little corner example. Otherwise build.xml files will become less
> understandable than Makefiles.

I agreed... I enumerated what I nedeed and what I'm going to get one day
or another...

> > You need a volvo, I need a tigra, you need those features, I don't need
> > them, and more importantly, I don't want to see, use or having anything
> > to do with them. My Ant jar is 180kb uncompressed. I don't need 50k of
> > those, and w/ JAXP now I don't even care about all the parser issues. In
> > my short experience of java programming, I'm not needing anything else.
> But other need more. I think ANT is not for your eyes only.

Are you reading what I'm writing???  Second paragraph:
Pierpaolo Fumagalli wrote:
> I'm not voting -1... I'm just saying that _I_ am not going any further.


> > My requirements?
> > - rmic
> > - javac
> > - jar
> > - javadoc
> >
> So what do you do when your next project requires some more tasks?

It will not. For sure.


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