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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [DISC] details of task library concept
Date Wed, 23 May 2001 11:27:40 GMT
Jesse Glick <> wrote:

> Has anyone given thought to optional task (type, ...) metadata
> classes in Ant 2.0?


>> * tasks provide some way to identify their attributes from the
>>   outside. 
>>   Possible solutions include a special method like getProperties(), an
>>   external describing file shipping with the task class or special
>>   javadoc comments parsed by a custom doclet. Whatever the method it
>>   should not impose any cost on runtime as it is only used a small 
>>   proportion of the time (design-time).  

ISTR that using a BeanInfo like mechanism has also been proposed
during the discussion..


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