Two weeks ago I started a poll  asking whether logback 1.3.x series
should upgrade to Java 8 or remain with Java 7.
Out of 400 responses, 370 participants favor upgrading to Java 8
(92.5%), with 24 participants favoring remaining with Java 7 (6%), and 4
participants declaring that they do not intend to move to logback 1.3.x
Given the strong majority, I think we have a mandate to upgrading to
Java 8 for the logback 1.3.x series.
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