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From Mathijs <mathijs...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: error numbers
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2012 18:29:43 GMT
I have extracted some info from source that might be useful, somebody with
more awk/grep/perl fu then me can probably combine it into a sensible
format:

http://mathijs.info/files/errors.txt
http://mathijs.info/files/errortexts.txt (has some dodgy matches but at
least most strings are there)

On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 6:00 PM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:

> After agitating for error numbers, we haven't done much to document them.
> I'd like to start a discussion of where, and how, to document these.
>
> At the moment, we have http://wiki.apache.org/httpd/Logs which is a
> decent start, but hasn't been touched in 2 years. This seems to be the
> right "where", but I'm not sure about the how.
>
> There are over 2000 of these numbers so far, and I think having a page for
> each is probably overkill, although there are some that warrant more than a
> sentence of discussion.
>
> Here's what I suggest.
>
> One page, listing all of the AH*** error codes in a table with:
>
> Error code
> Module
> Error message (template)
> Extremely brief description
> Possibly a link to a more detailed explanation, if warranted.
>
> The more detailed explanations may be one-pagers, for the more complicated
> scenarios, or, in some cases, a page may contain more than one (related)
> error. (Possibly by module?)
>
> I'd like to have this in the xhtml docs, eventually, but starting it in
> the Wiki seems the best way to get people to start to contribute. And
> someone mentioned at one point that they could easily script the initial
> doc. I don't remember who said that, but if you have something ready, that
> would be great. Meanwhile, if nobody steps up, I can script that up.
>
> Any thoughts before I dive in and start working on this?
>
> --
> Rich Bowen
> rbowen@rcbowen.com :: @rbowen
> rbowen@apache.org
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-- 
Gr,

Mathijs

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