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From Matt Sicker <boa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: log4j2 evangelism
Date Mon, 04 Jul 2016 19:37:26 GMT
So what sites are best to get syndicated on for this? I get a lot of my
programming news from various subreddits for instance (r/programming,
r/java, r/coding) along with Twitter. Otherwise, I learn about new things
usually from java user groups or online presentations before digging into
detailed tutorials and books.

On 3 July 2016 at 10:11, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Jul 2, 2016 4:34 PM, "Remko Popma" <remko.popma@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > On 2016/07/03, at 5:01, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Personally, I don’t think talks do all that much. Articles are great,
> but IMO the best route is in trying to get other open source projects to
> use Log4j.
> >
> > +1
>
> +1
>
> Gary
>
> >
> >> Then people who start to use those other projects are forced to learn
> about Log4j.
> >>
> >> Ralph
> >>
> >>> On Jul 2, 2016, at 12:15 PM, Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> If we could get a talk in to something big like JavaOne, that might
> help adoption, though I have no idea what kind of talks they accept from
> non-Oracle people (if any).
> >>>
> >>> On 2 July 2016 at 08:57, Remko Popma <remko.popma@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 11:52 PM, Remko Popma <remko.popma@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> In spite of the fact that Log4j 2 has a very compelling story in
> terms of feature set and performance, I get the impression that adoption is
> quite slow. I could be wrong, but how many open source projects use Log4j
> 2? Or even how many Apache projects?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I propose we try to generate some ideas about what we can do to
> increase our uptake. Some things I've been thinking about:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> * Rewrite the Wikipedia page on Log4j. It's mostly about Log4j 1.2
> and mentions Log4j 2 at the bottom in a footnote. That needs to be the
> other way around in my opinion. The Wikipedia Java logging framework page
> is even worse.
> >>>>> * The Apache Logging site has no explicit mention that Log4j 1 is
> EOL.
> >>>>
> >>>> I updated the Apache Logging page to mention that Log4j 1 is EOL.
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> * Only the top page on the Log4j 1 site mentions that the project
is
> EOL, but it does so in two modest sentences that don't visually stick out
> and are easily ignored. At the very least the download page needs a mention
> of the EOL and a link to the Log4j 2 project, but it may be good to have a
> notification on every page.
> >>>>
> >>>> I added the EOL announcement to the top of all main pages in the
> Log4j 1 site.
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> * Can we get other people involved in evangelizing log4j 2? It would
> be great if we can make more people enthusiastic so they write blog posts
> or tutorials etc about Log4j 2.
> >>>>> * How can we incentivise people to convert their project to Log4j
2?
> Maybe start a page on Projects Using Log4j 2 and mention people who did the
> conversion by name? Or some other way?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Thoughts?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Remko
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>
> >>
> >>
>



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Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>

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