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Re: [help-GIFT] viper/gift log files

From: David Squire
Subject: Re: [help-GIFT] viper/gift log files
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2001 10:34:18 +1100

Wolfgang Mueller wrote:

> DMS> Putting this stuff in the log file is fine, but I can't see why you 
> wouldn't
> DMS> send it. One of the nice things about the MRML logs (as opposed to my 
> earlier
> DMS> ad hoc ones) is that they are a true record of what actually passed 
> between
> DMS> client and server. I would not like to see that principle
> DMS> changed.
> I see this point. Let's say: we can send it, but we do not expect
> other people to send it in cases where it's redundant?
> What I see as important is to keep the load low for people developing
> an MRML server.

Fair enough. Perhaps the MRML spec. could flag various tags and attributes as
"optional" (if that is not already the case).

> DMS> Question: what happens if there are multiple sessions started from the 
> same IP?
> DMS> How is this resolved? What if there are multiple sessions from the same 
> IP with
> DMS> the same user name?
> Q1) sockets do that for you. There can be multiple connections over
> one socket. We don't care, we read and write from/to different file
> descriptors.
> Q2) You can have multiple open sessions for one user. Trouble begins
> when a person asks twice for the same session to be opened.

Sure. I was aware that sockets handled this. My question was really about how 
would look in the log file - can these situations be distinguished?



Dr. David McG. Squire
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