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From Ceki Gulcu <>
Subject Re: [Configuration] experimental branch uses java.util.logging?
Date Thu, 18 Jun 2009 13:12:02 GMT

Emmanuel Bourg wrote:
> Ralph Goers a écrit :
>> I disagree on both counts. Logging is critical to everything. 
>> Debugging problems can be quite difficult if logging isn't done well. 
>> Commons Logging isn't all that sophisticated IMO and using JUL as a 
>> facade isn't all that practical and just because it can be done 
>> doesn't mean it should be.  The problem here is that JUL isn't really 
>> meant to be a facade and users picking up Commons Configuration would 
>> like Commons Configuration's logging to be integrated with their own. 
>> So having a "real" facade is of great benefit as the user will just 
>> configure their system for Commons Logging and be done with it. I do 
>> this with my applications and haven't yet had to configure a facade 
>> for Commons Logging as virtually nothing I am using in my environment 
>> uses it.  Virtually everything I am picking up uses Commons Logging or 
>> SLF4J these days.
> And everything ends in log4j, where redirecting JUL requires just one 
> line in your configuration.

How so?

> Emmanuel Bourg

Ceki Gülcü
Logback: The reliable, generic, fast and flexible logging framework for Java.

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