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From Dennis Lundberg <>
Subject Re: [logging] log4j transition
Date Thu, 19 Jan 2006 20:48:19 GMT
Simon Kitching wrote:
> Hi,
> Given that log4j 1.3 still hasn't released, I would like to revert the
> name of the log4J12Logger back to Log4JLogger for the 1.1 release, and
> remove the Log4J13Logger.


> The name-change will break any config files that explicitly specify that
> logger name. That breakage will have to occur eventually as long as the
> log4j team keep to their plan of making a binary-incompatible release.
> However I think we've got enough in this release without buying into
> that issue too. In addition, I hate guessing the future on this; if we
> release a Log4J13Logger class and then it doesn't work with the real
> log4j13 that would be embarrassing.
> Any objections to reverting to the old naming and removing Log4J13Logger
> for now? [NB: I wrote it :-].

Anything that makes upgrading as easy as possible for JCL users is a 
good thing.

Dennis Lundberg

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