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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Two versions of <jikes> tasks?
Date Thu, 08 Feb 2001 09:18:52 GMT
Conor MacNeill <> wrote:

> I think, in this instance, it would be acceptable to remove this
> file because it is unlikely that anyone would have actually chosen
> to extend it.


> Only certain classes/interfaces should be available to
> task writers. Most Ant tasks should not form part of that
> contract. The ones that would may include the Java and Exec
> tasks. In fact even those should be provided as core "services"
> which the core task simply wraps. I would like to see the situations
> where tasks call Project.createTask eliminated.

Biggest +1 possible.


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