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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject AW: pointer to half-hearted official MS.NET ant-ish tool
Date Fri, 07 Mar 2003 07:51:30 GMT
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Steve Loughran [mailto:steve_l@iseran.com]
> Gesendet am: Freitag, 7. März 2003 02:07
> An: Ant Developers List
> Betreff: pointer to half-hearted official MS.NET ant-ish tool
> 
> heh, microsoft have just released an automated tool to build, test and
> deploy your .net apps:
> 
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b3249
> 7b0-77f7-4831-
> 9c55-58bf3962163e&DisplayLang=en
> 
> with description here, in a winzip exe wrapper around what is 
> really a PDF
> File
> 
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=94fdb
> 8c8-5a87-4545-
> af75-6053f32c7eca&displaylang=en
> 
> End result is a tool that takes a declarative description of 
...
> 
> The amusing things is the tool
> 
> (a) requires fully qualitifed paths everywhere
> 
> "Fully qualified paths are more flexible than relative ones, 
> but at the
> expense of being cumbersome."
> 
> heh? relative paths is the key to cross-system portability.
> 


That´s why MS don´t use them :-)


> (b) have any form of plug-in extensibility: the only way to 
> do it is to edit
> the source.
> 

One more time: MS  :-))




Jan Matèrne

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