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From "Viet Nguyen" <vhng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Diagnostic Utility For AG
Date Mon, 18 Feb 2008 20:07:25 GMT
On Feb 18, 2008 2:52 PM, Jason Warner <jaw981@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Feb 18, 2008 2:46 PM, Viet Nguyen <vhnguy2@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yo Joe,
> >
> > This is a really subjective problem that we're trying to tackle.
> > There's not any type of barometer that will be able to tell us how
> > well the Diagnostic Utility is working until we have significant
> > participation from end-users.
> >
> > I think a good way to implement something like this is to have broad
> > categories for different types of issues. There was a mention of using
> > an md5 hash to map one person's problem to a wiki page. I do not think
> > this is the best solution because it will be too issue-specific.
> >
> > If we imagine each wiki page as a "bucket" and each problem reported
> > as an element which will belong to 1+ buckets, then we can see that
> > when we have 1000 buckets each with 1 element, then it will be really
> > hard to diagnose anything. However, if we have only 100 buckets
> > (meaning broader categories) each with 10 elements, the problem will
> > be (hopefully) easier to detect and fix.
> >
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> Use exception package names to create a reporting structure?

That, but also the method calls in the stack trace should be somewhat
similar (e.g. similar function calls from the same classes). I think
it should be a mixture of things, not just one.


> >
> > Maybe someone with more data mining experience can help out (because I
> > have none), but I think we should break down a reported issue into
> > certain keywords, and use those as a search criteria for the wiki.
> >
> > I think I got off topic...but I like Jason's answer.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Viet
> >
> > Also, I think this post is related to the topic here too:
> >
> http://www.nabble.com/exception-handling---first-failure-diagnostic-capture-to15505337.html#a15505337.
> >
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> --
> ~Jason Warner

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