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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Rename "HTTP Proxy Server" ?
Date Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:38:39 GMT
Would everyone be happy with the following?

HTTP(S) Test Script Recorder

On 11 September 2013 12:58, Philippe Mouawad <philippe.mouawad@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Web seems ambiguous to me
>
> For example, websocket is/will be web but Proxy cannot record it.
> How about:
> HTTP(S) Scenario Recorder or HTTP(S) Test Script Recorder.
>
>
> Regards
> Philippe
>
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 11:58 AM, Milamber <milamber@apache.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> 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.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Cordialement.
> Philippe Mouawad.

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