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From Curt Arnold <carn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Reverting Appender interface
Date Wed, 23 Feb 2005 16:04:35 GMT

On Feb 23, 2005, at 2:13 AM, Knut Wannheden wrote:
> The HiveMind appender implementation in question does subclass 
> AppenderSkeleton
> (ViewCVS: http://tinyurl.com/4w83k).
> I was wondering if the issue could be resolved if the HiveMind 
> appender would
> declare an isActive() method and the check above in AppenderSkeleton 
> would use
> this method instead of checking the field.  Or alternatively we could 
> make sure
> the HiveMind appender gets activated by calling the activateOptions() 
> method.
> Just an idea.

It probably could, but right now HiveMind is acting as a warning that 
we may have broken applications that use log4j in ways that were not 
expected.  Until we get it clearly understood how we have broken 
compatibility, it would be nice if HiveMind stayed broken.

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