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From Paul Smith <psm...@aconex.com>
Subject Re: log4j 1.3 minimum JDK (was Re: [VOTE] Release log4j 1.2.12rc3)
Date Tue, 16 Aug 2005 02:48:23 GMT
oh and here's my (obvious) +1 on JDK 1.3

On 16/08/2005, at 12:33 PM, Jacob Kjome wrote:

> At 08:31 PM 8/15/2005 -0500, you wrote:
> >
> >On Aug 15, 2005, at 8:23 PM, Paul Smith wrote:
> >
> >> This does beg the question that one of the original design goals of
> >> log4j 1.3 was that it's minimum requirement would be JDK 1.2.  Are
> >> we still all in favour of that?  I would like to think that JDK 1.3
> >> would be an acceptable minimum in this day and age?
> >
> >I think we need to break that off into another thread to not confuse
> >the issue.  I could be persuaded.  We'd also should specify whether
> >we target J2ME or some other subset.
> >
>
> +1 for JDK1.3 as a minimum for Log4j-1.3.  BTW, does SLF4J run  
> under JDK1.2?  If so, Log4j wouldn't need to really think about  
> dealing with J2ME.  Imagine a jar as large as Log4j being used for  
> J2ME!  I think that's what Log4j Mini was for, but that hasn't been  
> updated in ages.  If J2ME developers were to code to the SLF4J  
> interfaces, then they could use any implementation.  For their code  
> running in a big appserver, they could use Log4j.  For their code  
> running in J2ME, they could use either the SLF4j simple logger or  
> some other implementation designed with J2ME in mind.  I don't  
> think J2ME should be much of a concern for Log4j other than making  
> sure we implement the SLF4J interfaces (hopefully the api will  
> stabilize at some point in the near future... aren't we glad we  
> didn't vote Log4j-1.2.10 as a stable release?  I am!).
>
>
> Jake
>
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