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From "Paulo Gaspar" <paulo.gas...@krankikom.de>
Subject RE: [logging] consensus about Log interface?
Date Mon, 14 Jan 2002 10:54:54 GMT
LOL

Paulo

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Donald [mailto:peter@apache.org]
> Sent: Monday, January 14, 2002 10:59 AM
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: Re: [logging] consensus about Log interface?
> 
> 
> Wow - almost identical to the Avalon Logger interface.
> 
> On Mon, 14 Jan 2002 10:09, robert burrell donkin wrote:
> > i think it's important to get a consensus since we might have to stick
> > with this interface for some time. this is an attempt to 
> summarize what i
> > think came out of the various threads. it should make it easier 
> for anyone
> > else who thinks otherwise to make that clear.
> >
> > 1. no one else (but me) has any great enthusiasm for making log levels
> > internal to commons-logging. so we'll lose that idea.
> >
> > 2. commons-logging should not perform any configuration of the 
> underlying
> > logging system. therefore setLevel() should be removed.
> >
> > 3, getLevel cannot be used reliable for anything more than the basic
> > levels (ie. debug, info, warn, error, fatal). the behaviour of
> > commons-logging (from a component's point of view) should not depend on
> > any feature of the logging system which the user chooses. therefore
> > getLevel should be removed and isWarnEnabled, isErrorEnabled and
> > isFatalEnabled methods added instead. any implementation which cannot
> > reliable determine the log level should return true for each of these
> > methods.
> >
> > - robert
> 
> -- 
> Cheers,
> 
> Pete
> 
> "You know what a dumbshit the 'average man' on the street is? Well, by
> definition, half of them are even dumber than that!"
> 					J.R. "Bob" Dobbs
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