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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: developing Tasks, createElement, addElement ?
Date Sat, 24 Feb 2001 02:20:37 GMT
At 09:02  23/2/01 -0500, Fernando Padilla wrote:
>
>Hi.  I've been burrowing around quite a few tasks and I have this
>question.
>
>Some use the createElementName() methods, while others use
>addElementName( Element ) methods.  And I am wondering what are the pros
>and cons.

org.apache.tools.ant.IntrospectionHelper is where it is done. Which to use
is a matter of preference. Part of it is backwards compatability and
avoiding massive refactoring. createFoo() style basically is to make it
easier to auotmatically do things at sub-objects lifecycle start.

Cheers,

Pete

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