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Java - Ant tags/keywords

data_type_name, data_type_name, datatype, datatype, string, string, substitution, substitution

The source code

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 * A regular expression substitution datatype.  It is an expression
 * that is meant to replace a regular expression.
 * <pre>
 *   <substitition [ [id="id"] expression="expression" | refid="id" ]
 *   />
 * </pre>
 * @see org.apache.oro.text.regex.Perl5Substitution
public class Substitution extends DataType {
    /** The name of this data type */
    public static final String DATA_TYPE_NAME = "substitition";

    private String expression;

    /** Constructor for Substitution. */
    public Substitution() {
        this.expression = null;

     * Set the pattern string for this regular expression substitution.
     * @param expression the regular expression to use
    public void setExpression(String expression) {
        this.expression = expression;

     * Gets the pattern string for this RegularExpression in the
     * given project.
     * @param p the project to look for the regular expression if this object is
     *          a reference
     * @return the pattern string
    public String getExpression(Project p) {
        if (isReference()) {
            return getRef(p).getExpression(p);

        return expression;

     * Get the RegularExpression this reference refers to in
     * the given project.  Check for circular references too.
     * @param p the project to look for the regular expression reference
     * @return the resolved reference
    public Substitution getRef(Project p) {
        return (Substitution) getCheckedRef(p);

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