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From robert burrell donkin <>
Subject Re: [beanutils] remove dependency on commons-logging
Date Mon, 17 May 2004 21:47:24 GMT

On 11 May 2004, at 23:53, Simon Kitching wrote:

> Hi Robert,
> On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 09:11, robert burrell donkin wrote:
>> 1. if we're going to look at logging again, i'd prefer to think about
>> making beanutils a little more easy to use in a managed environment.
>> this means giving more programmatic control over logging.
> Can you give some more detail?
> My proposal is not a major change to logging; *all* it does is allow
> BeanUtils to be used without having commons-logging in the classpath,
> and allow BeanUtils releases to promise that they will work with any
> commons-logging version that has a LogFactory class with a 
> getLog(String
> name) method.
> And it does this without any changes to the commons-logging library.
> I thought that this was what people wanted, and was what you yourself
> suggested in an email a few days ago.

it's definitely along the lines of what i'm suggesting but this is an 
issue that really needs thought. you're right about the need of more 
detail - that's why i'm pushing the wiki forward. i had a think last 
week but i really think that we need the wiki.

- robert

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