System.Logger API improvements

David Holmes david.holmes at
Tue Mar 30 01:57:04 UTC 2021

Hi Anderson,

Please direct this to core-libs-dev at There is a long 
history here and I'm certain this has been discussed many times.


On 30/03/2021 11:46 am, Anderson Vasconcelos Pires wrote:
> Hi,
> Java has several libraries for logging
> (SLF4J, Java.util.logging, Logback, Log4j, Log4j2, FLogger) and I believe
> We should have a standard for logging like we have for persistence (JPA),
> Cache (JCache).
> I recently discovered through this maillist that Java has the System.Logger
> API. But I think the interface is very limited. It would be good to improve
> it so developers can adopt it.
> Would it be possible to improve this api or this api is just for internal
> jdk use? Could improving it decrease performance? I believe that
> *FLogger *would
> be a pretty good example to follow.
> I tried to find a discussion about this but I did not find one.
> Thanks,
> Anderson.

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