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From Ceki Gülcü <c...@qos.ch>
Subject Re: Log4j-1.3 autoconfiguration default?
Date Thu, 02 Dec 2004 09:36:53 GMT

May I ask you to defer this discussion to later?

At 09:45 PM 12/1/2004, Paul Smith wrote:
>Can we at the VERY least NOT let the user try to decipher a 
>NullPonterException.
>Isn't there some way we can detect this situation (since we clearly know 
>that it can happen from this discussion), and then throw some sort of more 
>informative Exception (my vote would be IllegalStateException) with some 
>detailed message giving those users who perhaps stepped onto the cluetrain 
>illegally (maybe they didn't pay?) a bit of a helping hand.
>If Kermit the Frog (running out of proverbial users I think) saw a NPE, 
>he'd immediately associate that with a bug in log4j code (even though he's 
>wrong).  Lets be a bit more open about it.
>
>cheers,
>
>Paul Smith

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