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From "Anderson, Rob (Global Trade)" <>
Subject RE: Python implementation for Ant
Date Thu, 08 Feb 2007 17:58:55 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hans Schwaebli [] 
> Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2007 3:01 AM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Python implementation for Ant
> What do you think about the XML format used for writing Ant 
> scripts? I don't like it.
>   What about writing Ant scripts in a script language like 
> Python or Jython instead of writing them in XML? I think it 
> would be much more productive.
>   There seems to be a private project for this, but it is not 
> official, not from Apache.

I have no issues with XML. It seems to work well for me. It is easy to
read, understand, and maintain build files in XML format. I have no
desire to change the way I am currently writing build files.

-Rob Anderson

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