Question about a general tempting plan

timeless timeless at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 14:19:20 EST 2016


On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 8:51 AM, Yuya Nishihara <yuya at tcha.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Feb 2016 18:40:13 -0500, timeless wrote:
>> Please note that temporarily the json format is intentionally undocumented.
>> because we (=me) are trying to unify the names of identifiers.
>
> Is the JSON log format still experimental?
>
> I know the other -T options are experimental, but I haven't thought "log -Tjson"
> was.

Yes, absolutely. It's intentionally undocumented because of
inconsistencies and because the act of documenting it would
flash-freeze any future inconsistencies.
I sent a patch a while ago to document it, and it was rightly rejected
for this reason... I'm actually not sure how we'll avoid the
flash-freeze problem.


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