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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [DISC] details of task library concept
Date Wed, 23 May 2001 10:45:32 GMT
Wolf Siberski <> wrote:

> Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>> Wolf Siberski <> wrote:
>> > IMHO the task library writer should determine the name
>> > of its namespace, not the build file writer,
>> I have to disagree here.  What can I as a build file writer do if
>> the developers of two task libraries I want to use have chosen the
>> same prefix?  The build file writer would at least need a chance to
>> override this decision.
> The same argument would apply to Java classes, and no one
> has yet requested the ability to override package names. 

Well, I've been thinking of a prefix like jdk: or ejb: - if we make
that org.apache.ant.jdk: I doubt there'll be any conflicts - but who
wants to read/write a build file then?


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