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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject [RESULT] core extensions
Date Mon, 23 Apr 2001 08:14:01 GMT

* Support nesting tasks into other elements - not just as children of

* define task contexts that define various common aspects (logging,
  failure handling ...) and assign them to tasks.


* Allow named tasks to be defined by <script> elements.

  [only one +1 vote]

* specify an onfail task or target that runs in case of a build

  [vetoes by Glenn McAllister, Peter Donald and Stefan Bodewig]

* allow sequence to be specified in depends attribute or enhance
  antcall to work with current list of executed targets

  [veto by Peter Donald (which doesn't apply to the antcall

* Make if/unless attributes to check for the value of a property, not
  only its existance.

  [vetoes by Glenn McAllister and Stefan Bodewig]

* check for more than one condition in if/unless attributes.

  [vetoes by Glenn McAllister, Peter Donald and Stefan Bodewig]

* provide a way to define the order in which targets a given target
  depends upon get executed.

  [veto by Peter Donald]

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