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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: [JCS] update to Log4j 2 facade API
Date Tue, 05 Sep 2017 03:39:56 GMT

> On Sep 4, 2017, at 2:24 PM, Romain Manni-Bucau <> wrote:
> Le 4 sept. 2017 20:44, "Matt Sicker" <> a écrit :
> You don't duplicate any logging config. You can use both slf4j-api and
> log4j-api with either logback or log4j2.
> Except you dont always have the choice with 2 apis. It also messes up
> logging lifecycle and setup which needs 2 integrations in the environment.
> Whatever reason you use it is not free to switch and even if log4j2 is
> awesome, it is far to be a first citizen api for a common library used in a
> lot of contexts IMHO.

Now you have me curious about your last sentence. In you opinion, what is keeping Log4j2 from
being a first citizen api for a common library? You didn’t mention SLF4J in that sentence
so I am assuming you consider it to be one. Why?


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