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From Andre-John Mas <andrejohn....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ant Version
Date Tue, 10 Dec 2013 02:57:13 GMT
Covered in this ticket:

https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=55489

On 9-Dec-2013, at 17:00, Matt Benson wrote:

> Do you have a link to that discussion?  I'd be interested to catch up the
> context here.
> 
> Thanks,
> Matt
> 
> 
> On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 3:01 PM, Andre-John Mas <andrejohn.mas@gmail.com>wrote:
> 
>> It is what I used and how the patch was accepted, but since I was told it
>> wasn't ideal I wanted to see if there were ways to deal with this going
>> forward.
>> 
>> André-John
>> 
>> Sent from my phone. Envoyé depuis mon téléphone.
>> 
>>> On Dec 9, 2013, at 15:56, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Looks like Main.getAntVersion() is your friend.
>>> 
>>> Matt
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 2:50 PM, Andre-John Mas <andrejohn.mas@gmail.com
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> This was the Get Task, whereby I was getting the ant version for use in
>>>> the user-agent response. I am using the value uninterpreted.
>>>> 
>>>> André-John
>>>> 
>>>> Sent from my phone. Envoyé depuis mon téléphone.
>>>> 
>>>>> On Dec 9, 2013, at 14:23, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Are you looking for compatibility with the version?  I.e., this task
>> will
>>>>> work on versions >= n?  A commonly taken approach there is to use
the
>>>>> presence of some particular class introduced in the target version,
>>>> rather
>>>>> than fiddling with version numbers per se.
>>>>> 
>>>>> HTH,
>>>>> Matt
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 1:08 PM, Andre-John Mas <
>> andrejohn.mas@gmail.com
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I recently made a code contribution and had the task get the version
>>>> from
>>>>>> the Main class. I appreciate this probably want the best approach
and
>> I
>>>> am
>>>>>> trying to consider options going forward. I had looked at the
>>>> ant.version
>>>>>> property, but the is only available in the project scope and also
>>>> limited
>>>>>> to the 'long' version.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Some possibilities I am thinking of going forward:
>>>>>> - Version class
>>>>>> - AntRuntime class
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Does anyone else have suggestions or preferences as to the best way
>>>> going
>>>>>> forward?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> André-John
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Sent from my phone. Envoyé depuis mon téléphone.
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