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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <craig...@apache.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-commons/logging/src/java/org/apache/commons/logging LogFactory.java
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2002 21:52:06 GMT


On 14 Feb 2002 costin@apache.org wrote:

> Date: 14 Feb 2002 21:09:19 -0000
> From: costin@apache.org
> Reply-To: Jakarta Commons Developers List <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> To: jakarta-commons-cvs@apache.org
> Subject: cvs commit:
>     jakarta-commons/logging/src/java/org/apache/commons/logging
>     LogFactory.java
>
> costin      02/02/14 13:09:19
>
>   Modified:    logging/src/java/org/apache/commons/logging LogFactory.java
>   Log:
>   Add the standard ( ? ) JDK1.3 'service provider' mechanism. It's usually better
>   to use the standards ( if it makes sense ), and that's something that
>   works well enough ( crimson, xerces, xalan, saxon, etc).
>
>   Changed the code that deals with 'properties'-based setup. The propertis
>   will be set on the factory regardless of the discovery mechanism.
>   This may be arguable, but at least it's symetrical and permits the
>   application to pass the information to the logger implementation in
>   all cases. Given that the properties are read by the class loader,
>   each application can have it's own settings  (even if
>   the admin sets a JVM-wide default by using a system property ).
>

+1 on these changes.

Craig


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