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From Daniel Gruno <humbed...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JSON for mod_status
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:24:26 GMT
On 11/30/2016 07:20 PM, Jordan Gigov wrote:
> I think a better approach than "?json=true" would be to to respect the
> "Accept" header values of "application/json" and "text/json" if they
> have the higher priority.

Or both? Practically speaking, showing JSON based on a query arg is
vastly easier for laymen to implement in their applications than setting
accept headers, AND you can query and get JSON in your browser also.

> XML output should also be an option, if it will indeed serve as an API
> end-point.

Meh, I honestly have not used XML in a decade, so I'm +/-0 on that one.
If someone wants to do it, fine, but .. :p

> 
> On 30 November 2016 at 20:08, Luca Toscano <toscano.luca@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> 2016-11-30 19:03 GMT+01:00 Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org>:
>>>
>>> On 11/30/2016 06:54 PM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>>> I'm thinking about adding JSON support to mod_status...
>>>> the "plain" version output really stinks and lacks parity
>>>> w/ the info we provide via HTML, and it would be nice
>>>> to produce a really easily parseable format.
>>>>
>>>> Thoughts...?
>>
>>
>> +1, this will simplify a lot things like metrics collectors polling httpd
>> regularly (that don't need a nice html format).
>>
>>> +1, a ?json=true or some such to the query would be helpful.
>>> so you could do
>>> /server-status?json=true
>>> or
>>> /server-status?auto&json=true
>>>
>>
>> +1, I like the idea!
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Luca
>>


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