I believe log4j was initially donated to Apache by IBM and Ceki was a part of it there.
Oh - did you mean it was running 4 years before the logging project was formed? Yes - as Scott pointed out it was first part of Jakarta, which was a catch all for all Java projects (except stuff like Cocoon which fell under the XML projects).RalphOn Sep 21, 2013, at 10:16 PM, Ralph Goers wrote:According to wikipedia and http://www.apache.org/history/timeline.html the ASF was incorporated in June 1999. Where did you get 4 years later from? According to http://logging.apache.org/log4j/1.2/changes-report.html the first release of Log4j was Oct 15, 1999.RalphOn Sep 21, 2013, at 2:01 PM, Christian Grobmeier 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?RalphOn 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:This is going to be 10 years in a short while!!This is absolutely awesome! Especially because we still have our Scottand I see Jacob pinging the users list from time to time! It means, ourtwo 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?CheersChristian