[logback-dev] AS/400 specific logback project.

ralph.goers @dslextreme.com rgoers at apache.org
Mon Nov 17 20:45:18 CET 2008

Oh. Darn. I was thinking I was on the slf4j-dev list. The second paragraph
still applies. I'd wonder where you want to put this in logback.


On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 11:43 AM, ralph.goers @dslextreme.com <
rgoers at apache.org> wrote:

> I am starting to wonder if ext should be a root directory for some
> subprojects. For example, AOP could be one subproject, utils another, AS400
> a third. Then we wouldn't need to make the dependencies optional, but it
> will lead to more jars.
> FWIW, I worked with Java on OS/400 about 8 or 9 years ago. It had really,
> really ugly APIs back then. I don't have access to an AS/400 any more so I
> can't really help with that.  My only concern with bringin them into SLF4J
> would simply be that you would be the only committer who could actually test
> them.
> Ralph
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 5:39 AM, Thorbjørn Ravn Andersen <
> thunderaxiom at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Ceki.
>> After careful consideration I'd like to migrate the log4j routines I
>> have written which caters to the AS/400[1] world into logback, hopefully
>> benefitting the small but thriving "java on AS/400"-community[2] by
>> providing better integration with qsysopr messages, spool files, qprint
>> output and much more that I have only seen on this platform.
>> As this introduces a new software dependency, namely on the jt400
>> sourceforge project, and on actual hardware to run the tests against
>> which is rather impossible for mere mortals, I would suggest that this
>> should go in a new logback subproject incubator instead of being merged
>> in any of the current logback projects.
>> What do you think?
>> [1] IBM marketing has renamed the platform regularily, currently it is
>> named "IBM i".
>> [2] http://archive.midrange.com/java400-l/
>> --
>>  Thorbjørn Ravn Andersen  "...plus... Tubular Bells!"
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