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From: Caleb Epstein (caleb.epstein_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-15 13:10:24

On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 12:00:15 -0500, John Eddy <johneddy_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > 2. Logging with timestamp automatically prefixed. Do you have
> > something pre-built for this? If not, can you show what code I have to
> > write to implement it.
> >
> There is a "helper" for automatically putting a timestamp into an
> entry. There are also a number of pre-existing entry types that are
> implementing that helper and of course, I can create any others that you
> might like. Below is an example of an entry that holds only a timestamp
> along with any other text supplied to it. The constructor of the entry
> takes a boost::posix_time::ptime object as the stamp (the default value
> is the current time) and any leading text that you wish to associate
> with the entry.

I think associating the format more directly with the output "device"
(e.g. the logger) makes more sense. Its a pretty rare case that you'd
want to log a timestamp with one message and not *every* message.

Caleb Epstein
caleb dot epstein at gmail dot com

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