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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] EasyAnt: Ant based pre packaged build system for java projects
Date Fri, 11 Jan 2008 05:19:20 GMT
"Xavier Hanin" <> writes:

> On Jan 10, 2008 10:20 PM, Bruce Atherton <> wrote:
>> There used to be a project called Centipede that built Ant scripts
>> into something called "cents", which were attempts to capture best
>> practices for various parts of builds.

> It seems at least that it was done before ant 1.6, so before the
> import feature which is a key foundation of modular builds with Ant
> IMO.

One of Centipede's developers - Nikola Ken Barozzi - used to be
subscribed to this list.  He contributed a lot to the Ant 1.6 feature
set, in particular import and PropertyHelpers IIRC.

> Hence I'm not sure if anything could be reused from this effort,
> except maybe some ideas, and feedback if we could get some members
> of the project on this discussion.

Like Bruce I think the project has died and it will be difficult to
get the old developers involved here.


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