Subject: Re: [boost] [log] Comments
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-15 15:59:54
On 03/15/2010 10:47 PM, Stewart, Robert wrote:
> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>> On 03/15/2010 09:32 PM, Stewart, Robert wrote:
>>> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>>>> I disagree. First, you don't need the library to spam the console.
>>> Who are you to say what we need WRT the console? We
>>> frequently write
>>> output to stderr with the express intention of redirecting it to a
>>> file or pipeline.
>> My point was that you can simply write to stderr without messing with
>> the library. Writing to a file is a more complicated task, and the
>> library provides an easy way to solve it + a few bonuses.
> I see. I misread the emphasis in your statement. Isn't English wonderfully vague at times?
> Still, the formatting and filtering behaviors of the library are still useful to determine what and whether output is written to stderr.
I guess, what it all comes down to, is that the trivial logging is too
trivial and needs a bit more configurability (but just a tiny bit!) :).
I agree with that.