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From Remko Popma <remko.po...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: log4j2 evangelism
Date Sat, 16 Jul 2016 15:57:56 GMT
Updated the Wikipedia page for Log4j some more. The Log Levels and
Configuration sections are now up to date for Log4j 2, and show a Log4j 2
configuration example.

On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 8:09 PM, Mikael Ståldal <mikael.staldal@magine.com>
wrote:

> > I updated the Apache Logging page to mention that Log4j 1 is EOL.
> > I added the EOL announcement to the top of all main pages in the Log4j
> 1 site.
>
> Should we do the same for "Apache log4j 1 extras"?
>
> On Sat, Jul 2, 2016 at 3:57 PM, Remko Popma <remko.popma@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 11:52 PM, Remko Popma <remko.popma@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> In spite of the fact that Log4j 2 has a very compelling story in terms
>>> of feature set and performance, I get the impression that adoption is quite
>>> slow. I could be wrong, but how many open source projects use Log4j 2? Or
>>> even how many Apache projects?
>>>
>>> I propose we try to generate some ideas about what we can do to increase
>>> our uptake. Some things I've been thinking about:
>>>
>>> * Rewrite the Wikipedia page on Log4j
>>> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Log4j>. It's mostly about Log4j 1.2 and
>>> mentions Log4j 2 at the bottom in a footnote. That needs to be the other
>>> way around in my opinion. The Wikipedia Java logging framework
>>> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_logging_framework> page is even
>>> worse.
>>> * The Apache Logging site <https://logging.apache.org/> has no explicit
>>> mention that Log4j 1 is EOL.
>>>
>> I updated the Apache Logging page to mention that Log4j 1 is EOL.
>>
>>
>>> * Only the top page on the Log4j 1 site
>>> <https://logging.apache.org/log4j/1.2/> mentions that the project is
>>> EOL, but it does so in two modest sentences that don't visually stick out
>>> and are easily ignored. At the very least the download page needs a mention
>>> of the EOL and a link to the Log4j 2 project, but it may be good to have a
>>> notification on every page.
>>>
>> I added the EOL announcement to the top of all main pages in the Log4j 1
>> site.
>>
>>
>>> * Can we get other people involved in evangelizing log4j 2? It would be
>>> great if we can make more people enthusiastic so they write blog posts or
>>> tutorials etc about Log4j 2.
>>> * How can we incentivise people to convert their project to Log4j 2?
>>> Maybe start a page on Projects Using Log4j 2 and mention people who did the
>>> conversion by name? Or some other way?
>>>
>>> Thoughts?
>>>
>>> Remko
>>>
>>
>>
>
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