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Subject Re: What flavour of scripting?
Date Sat, 04 Mar 2000 03:55:48 GMT

Pier wrote:
> > What about this - we remove ${foo} and properties. Use &entity; which
is a
> > standard XML construct and defined by W3C.
> That's one thing I wanted to change in "my" ant... Why properties when
> entities are soooo much nicer??? :)

Are you guys serious?

At first I discounted this suggestion - particularly given that it was put
forward by the person who implemented "deep" properties on the Ant taskdef.

I don't understand how this could come anywhere near the current semantics
- given that properties may come from the command line, be read from a
file, and passed into subprojects.

- Sam Ruby

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