Log4j was part of the Jakarta project prior to LS existence.  I don't recall earlier history.

On Sep 21, 2013 1:02 PM, "Christian Grobmeier" <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:


Ralph Goers schrieb:
> That is pretty awesome. Note though, that the first release of Log4j was in 1999.

Interesting. It was running 4 years before ASF.
Where the folks from the original charter working on the pre-asf
versions too?

>
> Ralph
>
> On Sep 21, 2013, at 7:04 AM, Christian Grobmeier wrote:
>
>> Folks,
>>
>> doing the research for a new article, I realized the Apache Logging
>> Services project has been founded in december 2003:
>> http://logging.apache.org/charter.html
>>
>> This is going to be 10 years in a short while!!
>>
>> This is absolutely awesome! Especially because we still have our Scott
>> and I see Jacob pinging the users list from time to time! It means, our
>> two fellows are sticking to the project for 10 years too and still help us!
>>
>> I believe we should do something cool, and be it a blog post only.
>> Anybody got ideas?
>>
>> Cheers
>> Christian
>>
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