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From Philippe Mouawad <philippe.moua...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ambiguous text in generating-dashboard.html
Date Sun, 08 May 2016 12:45:18 GMT
On Sun, May 8, 2016 at 2:32 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 8 May 2016 at 13:13, Philippe Mouawad <philippe.mouawad@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On Sun, May 8, 2016 at 1:37 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> On 8 May 2016 at 12:16, Philippe Mouawad <philippe.mouawad@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > It's a formulation error.
> >> > This format is supported
> >>
> >> But are there any formats which are not supported?
> >>
> >
> > It accepts :
> > ms
> > of any SimpleDateFormat
> >>
> >> For example, how about this:
> >>
> >> jmeter.save.saveservice.timestamp_format='abcd'
> >>
> > It won't work with this, but what is this format ?  Is this an acceptable
> > SimpleDateFormat ?
>
> Yes. Fixed text is allowed in single quotes.
>
ok, but why would somebody use such format ?

>
> >>
> >> I suspect that may not be supported as it is does not provide any time
> >> information.
> >>
> >> Does the format have to include both date and time?
> >>
> > See NormalizerSampleConsumer
>
> That extracts the time from a Date which is parsed from the timestamp.
>
> It does not tell me how the time is used.
>


>
> Since the code uses a default of HH:mm:ss I assume that it does not
> care if the date information is missing.
>
> But does it care if the time information is missing, i.e. what about:
>
> jmeter.save.saveservice.timestamp_format = yyyy/MM/dd
>
> I suspect that would produce graphs that aren't very useful.
>
Yes.
So documentation should mention to add time.
For me it's the same as with old listeners and graphs generation.
If there is no time, graphs are useless.



>
> >> Does the code support 'ms' (i.e. epoch timestamp)?
> >>
> > yes
> >
> >>
> >> One needs to know that info in order to clarify the text.
> >>
> >>
> >> > On Sunday, May 8, 2016, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> The generating-dashboard.html page includes the following text:
> >> >>
> >> >> # You can use any other format than the one shown here
> >> >> jmeter.save.saveservice.timestamp_format = yyyy/MM/dd HH:mm:ss
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> The way I read this initially, all formats *apart* from the one shown
> >> are
> >> >> OK.
> >> >> I suspect that is not the intention.
> >> >>
> >> >> Are there any formats that are not supported?
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Cordialement.
> >> > Philippe Mouawad.
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Cordialement.
> > Philippe Mouawad.
>



-- 
Cordialement.
Philippe Mouawad.

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