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Re: FW: DOM Level 2 HTML in Last Call

From: Dimitris Dimitriadis <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2001 22:21:22 +0100
Message-Id: <200112072122.fB7LMce30873@mail.24-7webhosting.com>
Cc: "'www-dom-ts@w3.org'" <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
To: "Arnold, Curt" <Curt.Arnold@hyprotech.com>
OK; could/should we use the attributes for the "external" tasks and keep 
your design for the "internal" ones? I'm trying to safeguard against 
major revisions if Ant were to go the attribute way.


On Friday, December 7, 2001, at 09:50  PM, Arnold, Curt wrote:

>> 1. Point to patch files  as if they were in a separate
>> directory, it's a
>> cosmetic but irritating point that they are the only ones floating
>> around in the top-level directory
> That the patch files are needed at all is also irritating, I'll move 
> them.
>> 2. Could we kame use of the descritpion attribute on the
>> top-level tasks
>> instead of creting out own usage targets? ant -projecthelp lists them
>> and you get relevant statement directly from the tasks (got
>> this tip in
>> an email about the Ant/xalan problems we've had)
> The description attribute is helpful, unfortunately there are a lot of
> targets that are not intended for external use (they'd make good 
> "private"
> tasks if there were such a concept) and the resulting output of 
> projecthelp
> won't distinguish between the useful targets and the not so useful ones.
> I've also done some piecemeal changes to eliminate the <get>'ing of 
> static
> content (the specs, jsunit, junit) when they are available locally.  
> I'll
> finish that up and they will make running the build while offline 
> painless.

Dimitris Dimitriadis
Received on Friday, 7 December 2001 16:23:48 UTC

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