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From Tim Vernum <>
Subject RE: (Logging)[Proposal] A little refactoring
Date Fri, 21 Dec 2001 01:45:13 GMT
From: Donnie Hale []

> but can I ask where it is that log4j falls 
> short to just
> use directly?

> We have a very large web/ejb app that uses 
> log4j's native API,
> and it's been working perfectly for us for the better part of a year.

The logging component doesn't exist to overcome log4j's short comings, it
exists to
a) allow the user of commons components to chose their own logging implementation
 (logkit, log4j, jdk1.4, stdout)
b) reduce dependencies on any other library.

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