[logback-dev] Layout setter/getter methods in AppenderBase
ceki at qos.ch
Fri Feb 13 17:06:47 CET 2009
Maarten Bosteels wrote:
> interface LayoutAware extends Appender;
> interface EncoderAware extends Appender;
> I don't understand.
> In my opinion LayoutAware and EncoderAware should be standalone
> interface with just a getter and a setter, and not extend Appender.
> All appenders that need a layout should implement LayoutAware.
> They can implement the interface themselves or - when its practical -
> inherit from LayoutAwareAppenderBase
> Why would you tie LayoutAware to the Appender interface.
You could tie the two interfaces by mistake. :-)
> PS: Not yet sure whether the encode method should return a byte or a
> java.nio.ByteBuffer, I think the latter is easier to use.
That would would be an option to consider.
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