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From Nacho <na...@siapi.es>
Subject RE: VOTE: Timestamps in log
Date Wed, 05 Jul 2000 17:36:24 GMT
+1 

> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Alex Chaffee [mailto:guru@edamame.stinky.com]
> Enviado el: miƩrcoles 5 de julio de 2000 12:21
> Para: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Asunto: Re: VOTE: Timestamps in log
> 
> 
> On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 09:06:18PM -0700, Costin Manolache wrote:
> > +1 on adding it. If Sam agrees, it can go into 3.2.
> > 
> > I'm not sure about the default - I would like "none" or 
> "msec" as default.
> > It is still a very expensive operation, and if somebody 
> really needs the date it
> > can easily convery msec to Date in a post-processor. As 
> long as we don't follow
> > the common log format it doesn't matter what default we use.
> > 
> 
> My rule of thumb in programming is "don't pre-optimize".  Most people
> using Tomcat will not be running high-load web sites (since most
> people in the world don't run high-load web sites) so it's better to
> optimize for clarity over performance.  
> 
> Also, given that the log writer is running in a backround thread
> anyway (nice design, whoever wrote that, btw), it will never impact
> the latency of a request in any case.
> 
> (Anyone replying may say +1 for "2000-07-04 13:45:11" and -1 for
> "963636252"; if nobody but Costin objects, I'll keep it how it is by
> default.)
> 
>  - Alex
> 
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