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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Antlib... when?
Date Sun, 05 Jan 2003 16:04:21 GMT

Costin Manolache wrote:
> The behavior will be to load the tasks just like today, and eventually
> generate errors on name conflicts ( with a message that if you have 
> conflicts you must use namespaces - you are no longer in the "simple"
> case ).


simple and effective IMHO

>>This means the build file depends on the user's config to some extent. One
>>user has no colision and uses <deploy> whilst another does and get the
>>wrong <deploy> defined first. Not sure this is good.
> Yes, if the user has a simple config with non-conflicting antlibs - he'll
> have a simpler build file. He'll still declare what antlibs it uses, and 
> if we detect a conflict we can inform him that the simple times have ended
> and he must use namespaces ( at least for the antlibs with conflicts ).


Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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