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From robert burrell donkin <robertburrelldon...@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject Re: Idea: combine JCL 2.0 and UGLI in Logging Services' CL2
Date Fri, 25 Mar 2005 22:19:58 GMT
On Fri, 2005-03-25 at 15:11 +0100, Remy Maucherat wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Mar 2005 13:33:47 +0000, robert burrell donkin
> <rdonkin@apache.org> wrote:
> > i also understand remy's point: backwards compatibility is very
> > important. it is JCL's huge installation base that gives momentum. many
> > users will review the choice of logging system altogether when faced
> > with a binary incompatible upgrade and (i suspect) many will (like remy)
> > choose java.util.logging. i think that a measure of backwards
> > compatibility is necessary for adoption.
> 
> Yes definitely. If I am forced to adopt a different logging API for
> development, as the work will be on JDK 1.4, it will be
> java.util.logging. Having written a custom impl of java.util.logging,
> I can now assert that, given the right implementation of LogManager,
> it is powerful enough.
> 
> BTW, assuming the logging project is now open and friendly enough, is
> there room for such a project there ?

IMHO if there isn't, there should be

anyone with contacts over in loggingland care to comment?

- robert


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