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From Marc Boorshtein <>
Subject Re: [apacheds] Which logging framework?
Date Tue, 28 Jun 2005 10:38:23 GMT
I guess you learn something new every day :-)


On 6/28/05, Stephane Bailliez <> wrote:
> Marc Boorshtein wrote:
> >doesn't commons logging do just that?  let you easily migrate between
> >log4j & built in logging?
> >
> >
> Strong -1 on this, even though I'm not a committer.
> commons-logging is bringing chaos wherever it goes in production and
> interacting with other components.
> So please stop using that in your projects you do, that will help greatly.
> log4j is flexible, documented and never gets in your way. It offers
> features, that are not available anywhere else and certainly not in the JDK.
> Decision such as this should be made from a production point of view not
> from a 'coolness development factor' one.
> Developpers have a tendency to forget that there are folks using these
> components in production and that they have something else to do rather
> than solve the 'how do I enable this implementation with what flag'
> which is all but documented consistently, no mentionning that the
> java.util.Logger documentation is extremely poor and unflexible.
> Stephane

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