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Subject Re: Ant Principles
Date Wed, 19 Apr 2000 13:49:48 GMT

Alan Santos wrote:
>Why not just use entity references?  XML (and a parser) provide the
>functionality and there would have been less code to maintain. (i.e. the
>code to do ${} replacement).

It is increasingly becoming my opinion that we should move away from a
non-standard string substitution mechanism, and find reasonable
alternatives for any missing functionallity that is required.

- Sam Ruby

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