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From "Antoine Levy-Lambert" <>
Subject Re: <javadoc>'s packagenames attribute
Date Wed, 22 Feb 2006 19:22:36 GMT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matt Benson" <>
To: "Ant Developers List" <>
Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 3:54 PM
Subject: Re: <javadoc>'s packagenames attribute

> I agree--my interpretation of backwards-compatibility
> is that working builds do not break; it is entirely
> permissible to make broken builds work.  I can think
> of examples where we have added a default value so
> that what was once a BuildException due to some
> missing attr/element is now legal... the worst that
> could happen is that a build generates more doc than
> it used to, and that probably presumes the use of
> <try>... i.e. not realistic to assume anything working
> would be changed at all, much less negatively.
> -Matt
I agree too,


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