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From Greg Cutler <gregcut...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: January Jakarta Newsletter - log4j
Date Tue, 11 Feb 2003 18:20:29 GMT
Hello Mark -

Just wondered if a small update about the progress of
the wiki pages might also be interesting.

Greg

--- mwomack@apache.org wrote:
> I put this together for the January Jakarta
> newsletter.  If you have any
> comments, please let me know.  I figured I would
> give folks here a chance to
> comment before sending it to Rob Oxspring for
> release.
> -Mark
> ------------
> Log4j - a fast and flexible framework for logging
> application debugging
> messages.
> 
> Editor: Mark Womack
> 
> This month's edition contains items from December
> and January.
> 
> Initial implementations of Plugin, PluginRegistry,
> and Receivers were
> checked in for review [1].  Plugins will be part of
> the log4j v1.3 release.
> They allow developers to add functionality to log4j
> on a per
> LoggerRepository basis and are fully configurable
> via log4j configuration
> files.  Receivers are an implementation of Plugin
> that will "post" remote
> logging events to the LoggerRepository the receiver
> is configured for.
> 
> There was a brief discussion started by Scott Klein
> about a new gui tool for
> viewing log4j logging events that cascaded into a
> discussion of possibly
> creating a viewer that combines the best aspects of
> the current log4j gui
> viewers, Chainsaw and LF5. This led to an informal
> decision to package
> Chainsaw and LF5 in their own executable jars,
> separately from the core
> log4j jar, for v1.3. [2]
> 
> Jay Funnell contributed the NetSendAppender[3]. This
> appender uses the
> Windows "NET SEND" command to transport log
> messages.
> 
> A new servlet package was added to contain log4j
> related classes that can be
> used within web applications.  It contains a useful
> set of classes, and is
> expected to grow with future contributions.  Initial
> contributions are:
> InitServlet, InitContextListener (both from Jacob
> Kjome) [4],
> ConfigurationServlet (Luther Birdzell) [5], and
> CookieMDCFilter [6].
> 
> A new selector package was added to contain
> implementations of the log4j
> RepositorySelector interface [7].  The
> RepositorySelector is a powerful
> device that allows for LoggerRepositories to be
> separated from each other,
> each maintaining their own space.  The selector can
> be implemented to choose
> the active repository based on a specific criteria. 
> An initial contribution
> from Jacob Kjome, ContextClassLoaderSelector [8],
> chooses the repository
> based on the context class loader and is compatible
> for use in Tomcat 4.1.X.
> 
> It was decided to created a log4j-sandbox cvs
> repository [9].  This cvs will
> contain new, experimental, and contributed log4j
> related code.  Once proven,
> the classes will be considered for inclusion in the
> core log4j release.
> Initial candidates for filling the sandbox are the
> filter, selector, and
> servlet packages.
> 
> log4jMini, a compact version of log4j, was added to
> the log4j cvs [10].  The
> current version is out of sync with the changes in
> v1.2 and now that it is
> in cvs, developers can submit changes to make it
> v1.2 compatible [11].
> 
> Changes are planned for v1.3 release related to
> better memory efficiency
> within several log4j classes [12].
> 
> Creating a top level Apache project,
> logging.apache.org, is being explored
> [13].  The goal of this top level project would be
> to bring all of the log4X
> related logging frameworks under the ASF umbrella. 
> Another major goal would
> be to implement cross-language/cross-platform
> logging within each of these
> frameworks.  There was also some interesting
> discussion about the current
> state of log4j and how the logging.apache.org
> project would affect it [14].
> 
> [1]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=103950495700003&r=1&w=2
> [2]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=103963431900001&r=1&w=2
> [3]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=103945762400007&r=1&w=2
> [4]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=log4j-dev&m=104335006426248&w=2
> [5]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=104022409200004&r=1&w=2
> [6]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=log4j-dev&m=104011113830842&w=2
> [7]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=103973290800001&r=1&w=2
> [8]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=103976602200003&r=1&w=2
> [9]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=104161963300006&r=1&w=2
> [10]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=104201771300001&r=1&w=2
> [11]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=104307344600004&r=1&w=2
> [12]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=103366200900007&r=1&w=2
> [13]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=104366626700004&r=1&w=2
> [14]
>
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=104361737900003&r=1&w=2
> 
> 
>
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