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From Paul Benedict <>
Subject Re: [logging] logging vs slf4j
Date Mon, 08 Aug 2011 19:23:09 GMT
On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 2:03 PM, Raman Gupta <> wrote:
> Perhaps I'm missing something, but what exactly is wrong with simply
> using slf4j? It is an extremely simple, widely used library that
> provides out of the box hooks for many logging frameworks including
> log4j and logback, simple to configure (i.e. drop the appropriate jars
> in and thats it), and works out of the box in an OSGi environment? The
> only downside appears to be that it is not an Apache project. So what.

The biggest issue I have with SLF4J is figuring out the dependencies
that I need. I really detest having an API jar and then an
implementation/bridge jar. I find that too annoying.

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