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From "Oliver Burn" <oli...@puppycrawl.com>
Subject RE: Where can I help?
Date Mon, 10 Feb 2003 00:57:59 GMT
May be once or twice. :-)

I'd like to see preferences stored to support:

- Store the GUI settings. I.e. window size, column widths

- Make the columns to display selectable. So
  for example, to choose whether to display the NDC column.

Oliver

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Womack [mailto:mwomack@bevocal.com]
> Sent: Monday, 10 February 2003 11:44
> To: 'Log4J Developers List'
> Subject: RE: Where can I help?
>
>
> My Chainsaw wish list:
>
> - ability to sort messages by various columns (sort by time with
> most recent
> at bottom instead of top, sort by level, logger, etc)
> - ability to filter by MDC key/values, filter by multiple category/level
> names, maybe just let me define my own filter chain?
> - ability to configure/add new remote sources via gui (support
> input via new
> v1.3 Receivers).
>
> I think I have mentioned these before...:-)
>
> -Mark
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Oliver Burn [mailto:oliver@puppycrawl.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, February 09, 2003 4:11 PM
> > To: Log4J Developers List
> > Subject: RE: Where can I help?
> >
> >
> > Hi Raymond,
> >
> > I am the original author of Chainsaw. I have lots of ideas on
> > how to improve Chainsaw, but due to time constraints I have
> > basically taken on the role of maintainer. I will fix any
> > reported bugs, and endeavour to incorporate patches. I also
> > have dialogue with some people who would like to modify
> > Chainsaw. So I would be happy to coordinate with you to improve
> > Chainsaw.
> >
> > WRT Chainsaw not being compatible with output from earlier
> > XMLLayout format. This is intentional, in so far that when
> > the format changed, I updated Chainsaw to work with the new
> > format. From memory I am not sure if it was possible to
> > be backwardly compatible - that could have been due to
> > using a validating XML parser. If it is easy and reliable
> > to support both formats, then this is a good fix.
> >
> > Please feel free to e-mail directly.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Oliver
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Raymond DeCampo [mailto:rdecampo@twcny.rr.com]
> > > Sent: Monday, 10 February 2003 11:07
> > > To: Log4J Developers List
> > > Subject: Re: Where can I help?
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks for the suggestions.  I think I'll give some effort towards
> > > improving Chainsaw.
> > >
> > > Toward that end, when I was trying to get Chainsaw going today, I
> > > noticed that it is not compatible with output from earlier XMLLayout
> > > output that use "category" instead of "logger".  Was this
> > intentional or
> > > should I submit my fix?
> > >
> > > Is anybody else actively working on Chainsaw?  If so we should
> > > coordinate our efforts.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Ray
> > >
> > > mwomack@apache.org wrote:
> > > > All of Scott's suggestions are good.  Ray, what are your
> > > interests in the
> > > > log4j code?  What area would you like to look
> > at/contribute to?  We can
> > > > certainly suggest an area to look at, but if you have a
> > > specific area of
> > > > interest, then it will be more interesting, certainly.  Your
> > > interest and
> > > > effort are most welcome.
> > > >
> > > > For anyone out there interested in contributing code, I
> > > started a wiki page
> > > > with some  guidelines/requirements:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?Log4JProjectPages/Co
> > > ntributingC
> > > > ode
> > > >
> > > > I'd be very interested in documenting the steps one must go
> > > through to get
> > > > the current log4j cvs code compiling on one's machine.  Would
> > > someone be
> > > > interested in documenting the process in that page as well?
> > > >
> > > > -Mark
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >>-----Original Message-----
> > > >>From: Scott Schram [mailto:scott@schram.net]
> > > >>Sent: Saturday, February 08, 2003 6:02 PM
> > > >>To: Log4J Developers List
> > > >>Subject: Re: Where can I help?
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>Until the log4j gurus have a chance to respond, may I suggest:
> > > >>
> > > >>Take a look at the Wiki and see if information there is complete,
> > > >>or could
> > > >>use improving.
> > > >>
> > > >>http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?Log4JProjectPages
> > > >>
> > > >>And the "todo" pages there for ideas:
> > > >>
> > >
> >>http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?Log4JProjectPages/ToDo
> > >>
> > >>Make sure you can get the source code via CVS, and compile it.
> > >>
> > >>Here are some possible areas to work on:
> > >>
> > >>http://jakarta.apache.org/log4j/docs/plan.html
> > >>
> > >>A couple catch my eye: add automated tests.  Improve Chainsaw.
> > >>
> > >>Scott
> > >>
> > >>At 12:25 PM 2/8/2003, you wrote:
> > >>
> > >>>All,
> > >>>
> > >>>I haven't been involved with open source before but I've
> > wanted to for a
> > >>>while.  I figured I would take the plunge with log4j.
> > >>>
> > >>>Where can I be of help?  Should I just grab some bugs from
> > Bugzilla and
> > >>>go?  Does anyone have any in particular they'd like to see
> tackled but
> > >>>don't have the time themselves?
> > >>>
> > >>>Thanks,
> > >>>Ray
> > >>>
> > >>>
> >
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