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From Milamber <milam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Rename "HTTP Proxy Server" ?
Date Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:58:18 GMT

Le 11/09/2013 10:42, sebb a ecrit :
> On 11 September 2013 09:28, Milamber <milamber@apache.org> wrote:
>> I've prefer keep the word "proxy" in the name.
> That's the part I really want to get rid of, because of the potential
> confusion with the other proxy settings.
Ok.
(The word "proxy" means in my mind: "you must configure your browser to 
use this (JMeter) proxy to record your script".)


>
>> "Test" is an ambiguous word, means in my mind "test" (like beta-test). Word
>> like "script" seems better.
> Well, we use Test already quite a lot, as in Test Element / Test Script.
>
> Since JMeter is all about testing, I think using Test is OK.
>
>> - HTTP(S) Proxy Recorder
>> - HTTP(S) Proxy Test Recorder
>> - Web Proxy Recorder
>> - Web Proxy for Test Recorder
>> - Web Proxy for Script Recorder
>> - Web Proxy Script Recorder
>>
>>
>> Web Proxy Recorder is my favorite.
>>
> How about
>
> Web Test Script Recorder

+1 to this.


> or
> Test Script Recorder - HTTP(S)
> or
> HTTP(S) Test Script Recorder
>
>> Le 11/09/2013 09:00, Philippe Mouawad a ecrit :
>>
>>> HTTP(S) Test Recorder would be a good name I think.
>>> But if we do the change we absolutely need to keep all references to
>>> JMeter
>>> Proxy Server as it is referenced on many links and documentations.
>>>
>>> Did you have some time to think about summariser enabling ?
>>>
>>> Great changes you made sebb !
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, sebb wrote:
>>>
>>>> The HTTP Proxy Server test element is used to record browser sessions
>>>> as test plans.
>>>>
>>>> The name does not describe its function (it describes the
>>>> implementation).
>>>> Having Proxy in the name means it's more easily confused with the
>>>> proxy settings that may be needed to run tests.
>>>>
>>>> I wonder if it would be a good idea to rename the test element to
>>>> something like
>>>>
>>>> HTTP(S) Test Recorder
>>>> or
>>>> Test Recorder - HTTP(S)
>>>> or
>>>> Test Recorder - HTTP/HTTPS
>>>>
>>>> I did consider "Test Recorder" on its own, but that might be taken to
>>>> imply that it can record other test types (e.g. JDBC), which it cannot
>>>> at present. Even if we did implement JDBC recording, it would likely
>>>> need a different GUI as the options would be completely different, so
>>>> I think the name needs to include HTTP(S).
>>>>
>>>> I think the rename will only affect the component reference docs - and
>>>> we can add an anchor for the old name.
>>>>
>>>> Thoughts?
>>>> Would it help to rename the element?
>>>>
>>>> If there is agreement, I'd like to do this before the next release.
>>>> There are other major changes to the recorder which also need
>>>> documenting.
>>>>


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