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From Ceki Gülcü <c...@qos.ch>
Subject Re: [general] Apache + Meritocracy [Was: [logging] logging vs slf4j]
Date Wed, 10 Aug 2011 15:06:04 GMT
On 10/08/2011 3:59 PM, Gary Gregory wrote:
>
> "Creating a branch of commons-digester using SLF4J/jul/log4jv2 will
> not convince anyone."
>
> I am sorry, but deciding for other people what they are going to think
> is no way to go either.
>
> Experimenting by branching is leading by example. This is a good
> option when a discussion on a mailing list stalls or is caught in a
> loop. Some people can see it all in the abstract and in words but
> trying code out can help everyone see an issue clearly.

"Creating a branch of commons-digester using SLF4J/jul/log4jv2 will
not convince anyone" because it is a trivial exercise. The sentence
should *not* be generalized to all experiments and branches. It applies
only to replacing one logging API with another fairly similar logging
API.

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