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Re: Summer of Code: deadline approaches.

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-03-09 00:42:35 CET

On Thu, 08 Mar 2007, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> On 3/8/07, Mark Phippard <markphip@gmail.com> wrote:
...
> >Is the issue the platform-dependent elements? Coudln't we punt on this?
> >Write a logging API and only provide an implementation that logs to files?
> >If we log to a file most people can get the rest of what they might want
> >pretty easily and we could leave it to APR to eventually provide more
> >options.
>
> I honestly don't remember the details, just that when we've had this
> design discussion in the past, there seemed to be some consensus about
> how a major part of the feature belongs in APR. Maybe we should dig
> up those discussions.

Yeah, it's the very-platform-dependent nature of this code that
screams external dependency. On *nix, you might want to log to
syslogd. Windows, its system audit log. Etc.

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