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From Adam Murdoch <>
Subject Re: the tomcat 4.1 ant tasks
Date Mon, 20 May 2002 05:54:19 GMT
On Mon, 20 May 2002 15:32, Steve Loughran wrote:
> I am thinking, maybe we should intro the notion of 'reserved' tasknames,
> binding them to a reserved task that simply throws a 'reserved' exception
> if used. That way in ant1.5 we can pencil out a few task names that we have
> plans for in the near future, without creating conflicts down the wire.

Some kind of namespace support might be a better option (for ant1.6, that is).  
Then we don't have to try to guess which names we need to reserve.  We just 
use whatever names we need to, and the namespace stuff provides a way to 
reference the tasks when there's collisions.


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