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

Ceki Gulcu listid at qos.ch
Mon Nov 17 20:46:35 CET 2008

Hi Thorbjørn,

Thank you for your proposal and for considering logback as a host for your 
software. How about setting up a sub-module for this? It could be under 
logback/logback-as400 (please confirm my choice of name). Do you rather it 
became an entirely different project?

Thorbjørn Ravn Andersen 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/

Ceki Gülcü
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