Part of my wanting to use commons logging is to use java.util.logging
package. Because we're a tiny company we try to stick w/ built-in
libraries when possible. Even though the jar file count would stay the
same, I'm assuming the commons-logging library will change far less than
log4j? Therefor one less headache when updating apps at our clients. 

This may all be moot because we also use Velocity and I'm looking at
Baritus.. Both which have requirements on log4j. 

Jon 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Wheeler [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2004 1:52 PM
> To: '[EMAIL PROTECTED]'
> Subject: RE: [Mav-user] Use Apache Commons Logging instead of log4j
> 
> I don't have an opinion either way, and no objections to 
> those who are in favor of the switch... but I guess I'm not 
> really clear on how switching to commons-logging helps the 
> jar file explosion.  As I see it:
> 
> Current: log4j.jar
> Proposal: commons-logging.jar + log4j.jar -- or -- 
> commons-logging.jar + (JDK logging)
> 
> So as I see it, it's 1 jar (current) vs. 1 or 2 jars (proposal).
> 
> What am I missing here?
> 
> -Thomas



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