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From "Bill Stoddard" <stodd...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Logging aborted connections in the access log
Date Thu, 07 Sep 2000 16:22:47 GMT

> Bill Stoddard wrote:
> >
> > 1. Introduce a new LogFormat formatting field, %c, which would
> >    spit out a suitable indicator. " X" if the connection was aborted,
> >    "-" otherwise.
>
> I like this option best, but "X"/"-" is awfully cryptic.  I'd
> prefer something meaningful (and greppable) like "successful"/
> "aborted"/"partial" (for an abort after some content had been
> sent).  I think this also has the most flexibility for expansion.
>

Whatever we do should be easily handled by log analysis tools. Thus, I am
inclined to use a simple 'cryptic' indicator rather than a mallable text string.

Bill


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