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From "Daniel Spiewak" <djspie...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Interactive Shell Support
Date Mon, 05 Jan 2009 23:28:05 GMT
Incidentally, should we make tasks like `shell:jirb` project-local, or just
`shell`?

Daniel

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 5:00 PM, Alex Boisvert <boisvert@intalio.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Daniel Spiewak <djspiewak@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Assaf's parametrized idea seems like the "proper" way to do this, but I
> > don't like the syntax.  At least to my eye, shell:jirb is *much* nicer
> and
> > more consistent with the "Buildr philosphy" than shell[jirb].  Besides,
> the
> > former is marginally easier to type.
>
>
> I feel the same way.   I'm curious to see if many Rake-based projects will
> adopt this new convention.
>
>
> > We could use your multiple-tasks idea without too much hardship in the
> > implementation.  I've got all the providers in a Hash, so a simple .each
> {
> > |lang, prov| define_task ... } should be sufficient.  I'm fine with doing
> > it
> > this way as long as y'all are ok with it.  :-)
>
>
> One precedent I can think of is the form "buildr test:SomeTest", which I
> like so I'm supportive of following our existing convention.
>
> alex
>

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