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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GA?
Date Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:15:12 GMT
I agree with Nick. Changing levels to be extensible warrants another Beta.
I'd like to see a stable API before we get into RC mode.

What about:

- Now: Another Beta
- +1 month, If the API is stable: RC1
- RCs until shows stoppers are fixed, pick a rhythm: once a week may be too
much, once a month too long. Every two weeks seems pretty frequent for our
bunch for a ramp down.

Thoughts on that?

I am not so much concerned about OSGi now since I look at this as more of a
packaging issue and how much gets dragged in the container with
dependencies. For OSGi, are we really considering delivering one bundle
(jar) per appender?

I am more concerned about all the issues people seem to have in servlet


On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 7:22 AM, Nick Williams <
nicholas@nicholaswilliams.net> wrote:

> I wouldn't necessarily vote against a GA, but given that we just MAJORLY
> overhauled Level, I think a brief RC is in order. It would be a shame if
> someone found a problem with Level a week after GA that caused us to need
> to change the API to fix it.
> Nick
> On Jan 27, 2014, at 12:51 AM, Remko Popma wrote:
> I'd like to fix LOG4J-412 and 448, but neither of them are showstoppers
> Remko
> On Monday, January 27, 2014, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com>
> wrote:
>> Since we are having good discussions I would also like to find out what
>> are blockers to a GA release.  My list includes:
>> 1. The fix Nick is working on to allow Servlet initialization to be
>> disabled from automatically happening in a 3.0 container.
>> 2. Support for programmatic configuration of Loggers. I planned on
>> working on that this weekend but worked on the custom levels instead.
>> While I believe better support for OSGi is necessary I don’t believe we
>> will be able to do that for GA.
>> Are there any other Jira issues or features that anybody else feels is
>> required?
>> Ralph
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