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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HC 5.0 scope and design decisions
Date Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:05:30 GMT
Log4j 2 is so much better than anything else out there. I'm biased as I am
on the Logging PMC. I can do the conversion, just say when.

Gary

On Sep 28, 2016 7:39 AM, "Oleg Kalnichevski" <olegk@apache.org> wrote:

> Folks
>
> The HTTP/2 transport in trunk has been shaping up reasonably well. I
> have made some good progress recently and am cautiously optimistic that
> there should be a HttpCore 5.0 alpha release with the new non-blocking
> HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2 transports within a month or two. HttpClient 5.0
> alpha should follow in Jan 2017.
>
> There is a few points I wanted to discuss and get some feedback upon.
>
> (1) I no longer see any reason to continue developing the classic
> (blocking) server side transport. We only use it for integration tests
> internally for integration tests and I feel there is no reason to not
> use non-blocking transport for all integration tests instead.
>
> (2) What would you say about HttpCore 5.0 remaining Java 7 compatible
> but HttpClient 5.0 requiring Java 8?
>
> I do not see HC 5.0 going GA any time sooner than Q4 2017. By that time
> Java 9 should be out and Java 8 might be approaching EOL. Two years ago
> Java 7 compatibility sounded like a good idea but it looks less so
> today.
>
> (3) Never ending trouble with logging toolkits.
>
> Should be remain faithful to Commons Logging or shall we finally migrate
> to SLF4J?
>
> What do you think?
>
> Oleg
>
>
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