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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Web Issues, Logging Levels, and GA
Date Tue, 21 Jan 2014 16:42:18 GMT
On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 11:33 AM, Paul Benedict <pbenedict@apache.org>wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 10:25 AM, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com>wrote:
>> I tend to agree that there is ambiguity between TRACE and VERBOSE, but I
>> have no problem adding it if it means end users will have more flexibility
>> with little cost.
> I think this is meaningless flexibility. It smells of adding a feature
> without a good reason. Imagine the conversations people will have to
> explain the difference between TRACE and VERBOSE. I can't think of any good
> universal justification for its use that demands an addition to log4j.

If you do not like it, do not use it ;)

This is best reserved for a personal extension.

Which is not possible since Level is an enum, hence this discussion before
the API freezes.


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