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From Thomas Neidhart <thomas.neidh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [logging] Cleanup of trunk
Date Sat, 12 Jan 2013 17:26:42 GMT
On 01/12/2013 05:37 PM, Christian Grobmeier wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 3:03 PM, Thomas Neidhart
> <thomas.neidhart@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I would like to do a similar cleanup as for email also for logging and
>> aim for a 1.2 release in the coming weeks. The things I have in mind:
>>
>>  * update to Java 5
>>  * comply to default maven structure
>>  * update to Junit 4
>>  * fix the open issues wrt thread safety
>>  * replace WeakHashtable with a WeakHashMap or a ConcurrentHashMap (see
>>    LOGGING-119)
>>
>> What do you think?
> 
> from technical point of view +1.
> But do you really think its worth fixing [logging]?
> As I see it its just for use of legacy applications. Or are you
> looking to implement commons-logging 2.0 which supports f.e. logback
> or log4j2?
> 
> If you go with java5 it probably does not have use for legacy apps and
> with the lack of modern logging framework support it does not have use
> for modern apps.

Well, the main idea is to maintain an old library with useful bugfixes.
My thought was that *nobody* uses Java < 5 anymore, but this assumption
may be wrong. In general I am fine with keeping the current java
compatibility settings.

Thomas

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