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From Jon Stevens <...@latchkey.com>
Subject Re: Ant2 logging
Date Thu, 10 May 2001 03:04:20 GMT
on 5/9/01 7:56 PM, "Tim Vernum" <Tim.Vernum@macquarie.com.au> wrote:

> From: Jon Stevens [mailto:jon@latchkey.com]
> 
>> I want to be able to have Ant use LogKit or Log4J as the tool
>> that writes
>> out logging information (how it is formatted to look is another topic
>> entirely) by simply specifying in some configuration file somewhere at
>> runtime.
> 
> Why?
> Why do you care what toolkit Ant uses to do the logging?

Simply put:

    I want choice.

Here is another very good reason:

> (*) However, I do think that logging should be pluggable, because
> one of the goals (IIRC) of Ant2 was to allow Ant to be embedded,
> and I think we need to let the host program decide which logging
> toolkit is being used.

:-)

> I don't think that this is of enough concern to warrant wrapping
> all the logging up in YA-API.

It is such a thin layer that I don't think this is an issue. I already
posted the code.

-jon

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