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From "Manfred Geiler" <>
Subject Re: [Commons] Library Dependencies
Date Fri, 25 Apr 2008 14:04:28 GMT
+1 for removing any (transient) dependency to commons-logging

And for logging that myfaces-commons-util classes wanna do themselves
I strongly suggest SLF4J!


On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 8:16 PM, Scott O'Bryan <> wrote:
> Hey guys,
>  At the risk of getting hit with tomatoes and all kinds of rotten fruit, I
> would like to ask about some of the dependencies for the MyFaces Commons
> projects.  IMO the MyFaces commons projects should not carry around an
> unnecessary amount of dependencies.  "Provided" dependencies are one thing,
> but in general I think that dependencies on the JSF and Servlet should be
> just about the extent of it for most libraries.
>  Currently the myfaces-commons-util's has a runtime dependency on the Apache
> Commons Logger.  This means that if I'm using the renderkit and the R.I. I
> have to also include the logger in my libraries.  I would like to remove
> this dependency and either use J2EE logging or standard java logging.
> Better yet, we might be able to beef up the contract on the utilities to
> throw exceptions and let logging be handled by the parent application.
>  Does anyone concur?  If not, please don't throw any tomatoes at me.  :)
>  Scott

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