[Project_owners] Ant for XUL

Mats Lindblad mats.lindblad at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 09:03:24 EST 2004


Very cool, I used a shell script but Ant is easier. And I think that
Ant is sufficient.


On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 02:01:37 -0500, Babak Esfandiari
<babak at sce.carleton.ca> wrote:
> 
> This reminds me: I use Ant to package my XPI. I think most extension
> developers can reuse my Ant file directly, you can check it out at:
> 
> http://adblocklearner.mozdev.org/build.html
> 
> which links to the build.xml:
> 
> http://adblocklearner.mozdev.org/build.xml
> 
> Comments welcome!
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Babak.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Daniel Fournier wrote:
> 
> > Hi Mozdev fellows,
> >
> > I'm considering to develop a new Mozdev project based on Ant, the Apache
> > Java building system, i.e. a kind of Unix Make tool. One of the main
> > purposes would be to offer a friendly XPI packaging tool to XUL
> > developers. This project would be named, well: Xant.
> >
> > However, instead of using build files coded in XML as Ant and Phing for
> > PHP do, it will rather use RDF-XML, the XUL "native" language (probably
> > adding an XSLT converter to read original Ant/Phing build files). For
> > those who fear RDF, I plan to include the Mozquery engine I already
> > developped to ease RDF build file generation.
> >
> > My questions to all project owners are:
> > - Do you think such a project would be helpful?
> > - Would you use it?
> > - Would you contribute?
> > - What suggestions do you have?
> >
> > Useful links:
> > # <http://ant.apache.org/>
> > # <http://phing.info/wiki/index.php>
> > # <http://mozquery.mozdev.org>
> >
> >
> > Daniel Fournier
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> >
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