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From "Morrison, John" <John.Morri...@uk.experian.com>
Subject RE: Graph data
Date Thu, 21 Feb 2002 14:39:53 GMT
> From: Steven Noels [mailto:stevenn@outerthought.org]
> 
> John Morrison wrote:
> 
> > > My current output format is:
> > >
> > > <graph>
> > >   <data group="Downloads">
> > >     <week total="3441" date="2001-43">
> > >       <entry downloads="90" project="axis"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="91" project="batik"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="39" project="cocoon"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="46" project="cocoon2"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="145" project="crimson"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="313" project="fop"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="411" project="soap"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="28" project="xalan-c"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="283" project="xalan-j"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="7" project="xang"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="449" project="xerces-c"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="1475" project="xerces-j"/>
> > >       <entry downloads="64" project="xerces-p"/>
> > >     </week>
> > >
> > > John, is that allright for you?
> >
> > atm, the only thing is; are we going to have downloads and
> > subscriptions in the same XML file.  That was the original
> > reason for the group="Downloads" bit... how about...
> >
> > <graph>
> >  <data>
> >   <week downloads="xxx" subscribers-dev="xxx" subscribers-usr="xxx"
> > date="yyyy-MM">
> >    <entry downloads="yyy" subscribers-dev="xxx" 
> subscribers-usr="xxx"
> > project="yyy"/>
> > ...
> >   </week>
> >  </data>
> >  <events>
> > ...
> >  </events>
> > </graph>
> >
> > Any better?  This lets us have the email stat's in the same 
> structure...?
> >
> > J.
> >
> 
> Ah, OK. I had the different data sets grouped after each other:
> 
> <graph>
>   <data group="dl">
>     <week ...
>       <entry ... />
>     </week>
>   </data>
>   <data group="subscribers">
>     <week ...
>       <entry ... />
>     </ ...
> 
> I thought that we would have separate graphs per activity 
> type and it seemed
> easier to me when I didn't mix them together.

OK - keep the groups at data.  Only bugbear remaining is
that weeks have a total and entry has downloads.  Downloads
for entries pertaining to subscribers won't make sense...
why not just stay with 'value' as originally?

J.

> We'll have to liaise with Sam and find out what he prefers, 
> too: since the raw
> data will be obtained from different data sets, we will need 
> to aggregate
> somewhere, and I'm thinking aggregating the finished graphs 
> of different
> activities into a page will be easier than aggregating all 
> data in a single
> graph per project.
> 
> Anyway, let's decide on what we want:
> 
> [ ] activity related graphs with the different projects 
> compared to each other
> [ ] project related graphs showing the correlation between 
> e.g. mail traffic and
> downloads (pretty obvious, I guess ;-)
> 
> </Steven>
> 


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