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From Raja Nagendra Kumar <>
Subject RE: filelist to support selections as per the fileset
Date Tue, 13 Apr 2010 15:37:25 GMT

>I understand perfectly well the difference between a list and a set. You
don't seem to understand that <filelist> is used to specify files that don't

Rick, could you pl. let me know where <filelist> could of best use,
specially when the file does not exist. I am not saying there are no use..
but this way it has a limited usage... as u are saying.. this is the way it
was scoped to.. 

>CAN NOT BE IMPLEMENTED given <filelist>'s semantics. 

Sure.. I don't think we both can go so far.. I was only trying to discuss my
thoughts only to get the broader view. I know how ant adds new features.. 

>I wish you could understand that.

No other option.. :)

B.T.W are u aware of any implementation of <orderedfileset>.. My quick
search only says it was discussed many times.. but does not seem to have any


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