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From Mikael Ståldal <mikael.stal...@magine.com>
Subject Re: Deprecated factory methods replaced by builders.
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2016 11:28:06 GMT
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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