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From Jesse Glick <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r894462 - in /ant/core/trunk: WHATSNEW docs/manual/CoreTypes/filterchain.html src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/filters/ src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/types/ src/tests/antunit/filters/append-test.xml
Date Thu, 07 Jan 2010 17:15:53 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> I didn't consult my dictionary. To me it feels as if prefix was a verb in "prefixlines"
and I thought "suffix" was not a verb.

According to, although the historical derivations are not analogous
(surprising to me), both can be used as either noun or verb. 'postfix' is also 
listed as a less common variant of 'suffix'.

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