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From "Dominique Devienne" <>
Subject RE: DynamicConfigurator and friends
Date Thu, 13 Jan 2005 23:24:21 GMT
> From: Brian Topping []
> I'm trying to use DynamicConfigurator and need a bit of clarification.
> I'd like to make the child text of a Task (defined with a taskdef) be
> usable as a String by the Task.
> The issue is that the "arbitrary" text is XML and I want to get it as
> String, not a stream of other child elements.  I can't seem to figure
> out what I need to do to tell Ant to not interpret the content.  There
> seem to be a lot of permutations of using a setFoo(Foo) method,
> setText(String), etc.  I've looked long and hard at
> but there's something I'm missing in there.
> Is this possible without wrapping the text in a CDATA?  That wouldn't
> work for this application.
> If it's possible, can you please provide any interfaces that I need to
> implement (or *not* implement), element classes, etc.

As far as I know, DynamicConfigurator does not support text node.

Ant exposes nested text thru addText(), but that's a special rule.

I could be wrong though... --DD

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