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Subject: Re: [boost] [log] Comments
From: vicente.botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-15 16:21:32

----- Original Message -----
From: "Roland Bock" <rbock_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Monday, March 15, 2010 8:07 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] [log] Comments

>> I saw that -- my point is that *default* behaviour should be to go on no
>> matter what is wrong.
> I second that (and, if that were is possible in English, I'd third and
> forth that). Logging must not fail until the machine crumbles to dust.
> Especially: No message must be lost.
> I know that is not really possible, but providing a very high level of
> certainty that messages do not get lost is of extreme importance.

IMO, if a message must be lost the library must be able to log this fact, otherwise the user can not be confident with the log. Of course, if recod_id are used, there is no need to add an alert log.


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