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From Pierpaolo Fumagalli <>
Subject Re: What flavour of scripting?
Date Sat, 04 Mar 2000 03:03:05 GMT wrote:
> Ok, Pier was right, I'm out of here, too much lost time.
> I saved a copy of the current ant and I'll use it, maybe add few new
> tasks. I just want a build tool and not a functional/procedural language.

Hehehehe :) Welcome aboard :)

> What about this - we remove ${foo} and properties. Use &entity; which is a
> standard XML construct and defined by W3C.
> We had far too many problems and spent too much time discussing
> <property>, and if we remove it we'll have just plain XML. Property is
> clearly broken.  Antfiles will be just XML files with no other
> "conventions" or "rules"  inside.

That's one thing I wanted to change in "my" ant... Why properties when
entities are soooo much nicer??? :)


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