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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: PropertyHelper thoughts
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2007 04:19:15 GMT
On Thu, 14 Jun 2007, Kevin Jackson <> wrote:

> After throwing together a quick hack to support my substring
> properties use case, Matt suggested instead significant changes to
> the property helper class.
> After looking through the code this afternoon here are my thoughts
> on a possible way to implement a configurable propertyHelper
> 1 - Make the current PropertyHelper pluggable and allow users to
> specify which one to use at cli


> 2 - Make a new task which is pluggable
> This would allow users the same benefits as a pluggable
> propertyhelper, but as it's a task, it can be configured entirely
> via xml


> 3 - Stick with my quick hack of a task and ignore the wider issues
> of how properties are handled

I don't really have any opinion here.

> I'd love to hear feedback from anyone who has modified the
> PropertyHelper (I guess via a task as there doesn't seem to be any
> other way of getting custom behaviour implemented)

There are examples in
but I've never used PropertyHelper myself.


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