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From Christian Grobmeier <>
Subject Re: Getting Log4PHP going again.
Date Mon, 30 Mar 2009 05:29:03 GMT
Hi folks,

any news on the log4php "issue"?

I have now been elected by Apache Commons as a Comitter and can help
more easy now. Is it possible to volunteer for comit access and help
log4php directly?


On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 6:37 AM, Niclas Hedhman <> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 11:29 PM, Christian Grobmeier
> <> wrote:
>> The log4php code is quite stable, but since the last big changes some
>> time has gone. PHP4, in which the code has been written, has reached
>> the end of its life in august 2008. No development will be done here.
>> I really think that we should finish the development of the php4
>> branch in log4php too and just do bugfixes, if necessary. For the php4
>> branch could have a incubator release quite soon, i guess.
>> We should concentrate in PHP5 and for this we need helping hands and a bit time.
> I am not a PHP guy at all, but AFAIUI (only from the package
> resolution issues in Debian) the PHP4 and PHP5 is incompatible and
> that a port require substantial work.
> If so, that is a good thing and give some hope that it can be revived.
> The main issue about community is still a troublesome one, and IMHO a
> lot of blogosphere and article activities would be needed to get some
> attention to the project and hopefully some fresh souls.
> I support the idea of get going again, and can volunteer a Mentor role
> (thanks to Etch and Pivot being excellent podlings and require little
> time now). I can also assist in patch application, but can't review
> the code per se...
> Cheers
> Niclas
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