There is a great need for debugging and logging information inside of Commons components such as HTTPClient and dbcp. However, there are many logging APIs out there and it is difficult to choose among them.
The Logging package will be an ultra-thin bridge between different logging libraries. Commons components may use the Logging JAR to remove compile-time/runtime dependencies on any particular logging package, and contributors may write Log implementations for the library of their choice.
The package shall create and maintain a package that provides extremely basic logging functionality and bridges to other, more sophisticated logging implementations.
The package should :
Logging relies on: