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From Dennis Lundberg <>
Subject Re: [logging] Release Candidate Build of Commons Logging 1.0.4 Available
Date Tue, 09 Mar 2004 00:44:14 GMT
Craig R. McClanahan wrote:
> Quoting Dennis Lundberg <>:
>>This might have been brought up before. It's about the dateformat used 
>>in SimpleLog. Currently SimpleLog uses "yyyy/MM/dd", but the ISO 8601 
>>standard, which is spreading rapidly, has this format "yyyy-MM-dd". On 
>>the other hand, changing a thing like this might be concidered breaking 
>>backwards compatibility.
> ISO Dates?  Now where have I heard about *those* before?  :-).

That's what I thought...

> I think it'd be a good idea to add an *option* so that you can have ISO dates,
> but have the default behavior be identical to the current in order to avoid
> breaking backwards compatibility.  However, I don't necessarily have an itch to
> do this myself for the 1.0.4 release (it could easily be added immediately
> afterwards and thus be available in nightly builds to people that want it).
> Best way to make that happen would be to post an enhancement request into the
> issue tracking system ( -- even better would
> be a request plus a patch.  Sound good?
> Craig

Sure thing.
I am done scratching now:

Dennis Lundberg

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