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Subject Re: ant 2
Date Mon, 11 Dec 2000 19:06:32 GMT

doh! I'd reimplemented the xml parsing to try out a few new things and
hadn't notice that the original source handled this now...

FWIW, one of the other things I was trying out was a more java-beanish way
of handling child elements. In particular, I tried using indexed properties
instead of the createFoo methods. For example, the current version of
MatchingTask has a method:

PatternSet createPatternSet()

which is how you have to do things when you're creating the tasks as you
parse the xml. But it you're creating the task later, you can have a method

void setPatternSet(PatternSet[] patterns)

which would make the task class more usable in other tools, since it
follows the javabean spec. Do most people agree that this is the way to go?

                    Jon Stevens                                                          
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on 12/11/2000 9:09 AM, ""
<> wrote:

> Another change is to not instantiate task objects until right before
> they're executed. This allows us to define the task in the same script
> where we use it:

You can already do that.

Example: <>


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