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From Martin van den Bemt <>
Subject Re: Reactivating Antidote Project!
Date Sun, 09 Jun 2002 20:09:37 GMT
There is already a default implementation of Ant (nothing usefull
though) and someone started one on sourceforge. 
I started a maven ( integration
(which will be hosted on, but the site is not
finished) for Eclipse and later netbeans, which likely will also end up
in expanding a lot of functionality that eclipse offers for ant...
(since maven is built on ant)


On Sun, 2002-06-09 at 22:01, Curt Arnold wrote:
> I've been looking at the Eclipse project ( over the
> last week for an unrelated reason, but one of the things that came to my
> mind was that it would be fairly straight-forward to add Ant-specific
> editors and viewers to the framework.  Maybe the same could be said about
> Forte/NetBeans but I haven't been down there too much.  I know there is some
> Ant support in Eclipse, but it only seems to only support running Ant
> scripts and doesn't have any Ant specific viewers or editors.
> For me I would love launch Eclipse (or Forte or whatever), select File Open
> and load an Ant file, have a tree view that had a hierarchy of targets,
> tasks, filesets and members of the filesets.  If I clicked on a task, I'd
> get an editor specific to that task (or a generic text/XML viewer if one
> could not be located).  I could also click on a java file that was in the
> fileset for the javac task and display a java source code editor.
> To me, it seems that if you'd restart Antidote, you'd eventually want to end
> up with something like a full IDE with resource specific editors and the
> like, so it might be better to start with an IDE with resource specific
> editors and add the Ant specific editors and viewers to it.
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