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From stephan beal <>
Subject Re: property expansion: expected behaviour?
Date Wed, 24 Apr 2002 15:24:05 GMT
On Wednesday 24 April 2002 17:08, Erik Hatcher wrote:
> Again, we're back to you're doing things in XML element text data which is
> not really recommended because you lose the "structure" that XML imposes
> and then cannot XSLT to your build files as easily, etc.  But you like
> doing things the hard way!  :)

(i can't disagree with any of that.)

Is there a specific reason that ant will leave undeclared vars alone but will 
wipe out any $'s it finds? That's the part i don't understand - it seems 
horribly inconsistent, like saying, "well, this might be mine but i won't 
touch it, but i'll quite happily touch your data, since i know it's not 

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