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From "Magesh Umasankar" <>
Subject Re: [SUBMIT] AnsiColorLogger
Date Wed, 30 Jan 2002 23:24:31 GMT

From: "Conor MacNeill" <>

Thanks for looking into this.

> Looks good. My only comment would be the name of
> the properties file. Should it be more closely
> identified with the logger in question, say
>, or should config info for
> all loggers go in

I was hoping it would cover the base for all loggers
which needed some sort of configuration with different
sections in it.

> In fact, there is a more general issue, regarding
> how loggers can be configured, since I guess users 
> may want to change the colours without having to 
> rebuild the ant jar.

I contemplated letting users define colors
using <property> - but then even before
properties get registered, the logger needs
to start displaying output.  Another option would
be to pass various color definitions in the 
command line using -D.  I haven't looked at
outting them in env yet - perhaps that is
another alternative.  Which one(s) woule be

> Conor


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