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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: task that allows augmentation of previously declared references
Date Wed, 03 Mar 2010 04:52:43 GMT
On 2010-03-02, Matt Benson <> wrote:

> Okay, let's reason this out... since tasks and types are Java objects
> can we assume that a Java property "final" is unlikely enough to be
> used that we can use it as a configuration "attribute"?

Agreed.  An alternative could be anything that contains a dash or any
other character that would be illegal in a Java method name (so you
can't have a set-method for it).

> Now, any id'd item would declare final=false if it wanted to be
> augmentable.  This would require changes in the way we handle
> references, but would seem doable.



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