Subject: Re: [boost] [log] Review-ready version in the Vault
From: Hansi (hansipet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-13 01:39:31
> Anyway, there seems to be a misunderstanding. The protocol specified in
> RFC3164 is platform-independent. It just so happens that the proposed
> logging library doesn't implement that protocol. Instead, it relies on the
> POSIX call syslog(3), which is not available on platforms like Windows.
> Thus, the syslog back-end in the proposed logging library is
> platform-specific even though the functionality itself is not. Personally, I
> perceive that as an unnecessary limitation that should be lifted. However,
> Andrey has stated that he doesn't want to remedy that limitation as part of
> his proposal, which is why I am unhappy about the proposed library.
If it is so important for you,then I think that Andrey is happy if you
would provide an implementation. I think it is not important that every
sink is implemented on every platform...