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From "James Strachan" <>
Subject Re: Some Notes on Using Camel
Date Mon, 03 Sep 2007 15:33:15 GMT
On 9/3/07, Brian McCallister <> wrote:
> On Sep 3, 2007, at 5:50 AM, James Strachan wrote:
> > So there's some magic; just like there is in Rails; if you wanna grok
> > that magic, its pretty straightforward to look into (and am sure we
> > can do a better job of visualising the magic - e.g. like above,
> > generating reports for type conversions, components etc).
> Beware cargo-cults ;-)


> To push the rails example, they have lots of magic, yes, and lots of
> extremely highly detailed logging of how a request was processed
> turned on by default. So where they use magic (dispatch and naming)
> they also have extensive color-coded logging showing exactly how your
> request as processed. It helps to make up for the magic.

Ah - so we have another antidote to magic

I've raised a JIRA...

Any ideas on ways we can improve the logging? e.g. making it easy for
folks to see whats going on.

BTW aint it sad that still clogging / log4j / jdk 5 logging et al
don't do nice colour coding?


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