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From Matt Sicker <boa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Deprecated factory methods replaced by builders.
Date Sat, 03 Sep 2016 02:46:53 GMT
We've already removed several deprecated factories in this upcoming
release, though.

On 2 September 2016 at 06:28, Mikael Ståldal <mikael.staldal@magine.com>
wrote:

> I agree with Remko, let's keep them unless they are in the way. We can
> remove all of them in Log4j 3.0.
>
> On Fri, Sep 2, 2016 at 1:31 AM, Remko Popma <remko.popma@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> It was mentioned on a mailing list or twitter conversation with
>> maintainers of another Apache project that one of the reasons they hesitate
>> to migrate to Log4j is that they worry we will break binary compatibility.
>>
>> Removing the factory methods just because we deprecated them seems a bit
>> harsh.
>> It's not like it's a huge maintenance effort to keep them.
>>
>> I would not remove the deprecated factory methods unless they actively
>> prevent us from doing something we want to do.
>>
>> Remko
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On 2016/09/02, at 6:29, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
>>
>> Well, Java seems to have a policy of waiting at least 10 years, if ever….
>>
>> Seriously, I don’t think 1 minor release is enough as that might very
>> well be the next release.  I’d say 2 minor releases and at least 6 months.
>>
>> Ralph
>>
>> On Sep 1, 2016, at 1:42 PM, Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I think that when you add a builder and deprecate the factory, you should
>> remove it in the next 2.x release. Otherwise, deprecation has no point if
>> there's no version with the deprecation specified.
>>
>> On 1 September 2016 at 13:40, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> When can we delete factory methods that are deprecated by builders?
>>>
>>> Gary
>>>
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