[logback-dev] [JIRA] Commented: (LBCLASSIC-22) feature request: XMLLayout (cfr. log4j)

Ceki Gulcu (JIRA) noreply-jira at qos.ch
Mon Feb 16 10:56:47 CET 2009

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Ceki Gulcu commented on LBCLASSIC-22:

> After careful consideration I have reached the conclusion that I will
> not do "after-the-fact"-discussions.

I understand that you are pissed that your XMLLayout contribution was
not adopted as is. I also understand that you are peeved about the
lack of discussion before I committed XMLLayout in SVN. My bad.

Can we discuss the functionality missing in XMLLayout compared to your

> I have a need for the functionality provided by my implementation so I
> will bring it in the as400 incubator (with a revised name).

Same question as above, which functionality do you have in mind?

> Regarding my name in the @author tag: I have found in general that
> @author tags are more a hinderance than an advantage in projects where
> code are considered a common responsibility - if you see a bug, you
> take responsibility and ensure it is fixed (perhaps by yourself) - and
> for a SVN-backed project like logback it is redundant and perhaps even
> outdated. Hence you do not have to add my name to the authors tags in
> the future and I'd appreciate it if you would remove it from those
> files which have it.

There are different opinions on the subject of author tags. IMO, in
oss projects where peer recognition is a big motivation for
contributors, author tags matter quite a bit.

At this time, there is only one class bearing your name,
i.e. XMLLayout. At your request, I'll remove your name from that class

> feature request: XMLLayout (cfr. log4j)
> ---------------------------------------
>                 Key: LBCLASSIC-22
>                 URL: http://jira.qos.ch/browse/LBCLASSIC-22
>             Project: logback-classic
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Other
>    Affects Versions: unspecified
>         Environment: Operating System: Linux
> Platform: PC
>            Reporter: dirk
>            Assignee: Ceki Gulcu
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 0.9.15
>         Attachments: XMLLayout.jar, XMLLayout.java
> see Summary

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