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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs
Date Wed, 13 Dec 2000 07:52:35 GMT
At 08:51  13/12/00 +0100, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
><> wrote:
>>   Deprecated <prefixedfileset> element of war in favour of
>>   normal <fileset> element in zip
>I don't like this. This means we have a <fileset> in <copy>, <move>
>and many other tasks that does not support the prefix attribute and a
><fileset> in <zip>, <jar> and <war> that does.
>I.e. we have a fileset element in Ant buildfiles with two different
>attribute lists depending on context. This is not only giving us a
>headache when we want to provide a DTD, this will also confuse the
>user (is this a fileset that supports prefix or is it one that

okay - can change it - back to prefixfileset ?

Thou I asked if any one didn't like this a few days ago and no one said
anything ;)



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