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From Scott Sanders <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Ant's goals
Date Tue, 17 Apr 2001 15:35:25 GMT
Conor MacNeill wrote:

> From: "Stefan Bodewig" <>
>> * make it possible to reuse taskengine for other things. ie
>>   Installshield type app, Peter's cron-server and other task based
>>   operations.
> -0. It is good for the core to be reusable in different contexts but the
> focus should remain on Ant as a build tool.
>> * provide support for CJAN
>>   /from discussion it seems this only involves creating new tasks/
> -1. I don;t think CJAN needs a special mention in Ant's requirements. I am
> happy to have cjan tasks, of course.

I can agree with you on that.  I have started a <cjan> task over at 
jakarta-commons-sandbox/cjan if anyone is interested in looking at it. 
It works well, and I do not envision it needing to know more about Ant 
than any other task.

Scott Sanders

PS I am happy to submit the cjan task over here, as I just started it 
where I had karma ;-)

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