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From "Jon Skeet" <>
Subject RE: Order of attributes versus elements
Date Fri, 01 Mar 2002 11:42:45 GMT
> Anyway, I'd appreciate some thoughts on whether there should be a 
> defined order of attribute setting versus element creation.  
> Should this be specified in Ant1? How about Ant2? Alternatively, 
> should it be left undefined? In that case Build files which rely 
> on any particular order would be considered defective even if they 
> happened to work.

I think it should be *explicitly* undefined, with a warning to the effect of the last sentence.

(Any tasks which rely on any particular order should also be considered defective, IMO.)


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