Re: ANNOUNCE: grapevine 0.1 "The flying sheep" released

On Fri, 4 May 2001, Liam Quin wrote:

> On Sat, May 05, 2001 at 09:31:48AM +1000, Nathan Hurst wrote:
> > Are there any _fundamental_ reasons why we can't use syslog 
> > for grapevine too?
> I asked Georg this on IRC yesterday, but I didn't get a clear answer;
> certainly it is better to build on what has gone before.  If syslogd
> needs to be extended to support user-level notification better, that
> would be a good project to work on.

That was my point entirely (hence the '_fundamental_' :).  Syslogd can do
things like log to remote systems, write to console, and it has a known
configuration system.  It also means that existing log analysers can be
used and extended with gnome apps.

> But however it is implemented, I think grapevine is very interesting.

Absolutely, I was thinking about getting a student here to work on the
same idea...


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