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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: OS detection: am I missing the obvious?
Date Thu, 09 Nov 2000 14:25:10 GMT
Aaron Knauf <> wrote:

> Too much simplicity just means that the developer has to write a
> horrible hack to work around the lack of required functionality.
> This ends up being much more complicated.

Agreed, but I'm not convinced we are facing this situation here. 

This is not saying Ant was perfect and complete and so on, but many
things that come up (maybe I just haven't seen the good examples yet)
could be solved by tasks instead of control structures built into Ant.


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