Re: [sip-clf] draft CLF charter

"Vijay K. Gurbani" <vkg@alcatel-lucent.com> Wed, 22 July 2009 15:13 UTC

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Robert Sparks wrote:
> Just to make sure we are all on the same page:
> 
> On Jul 21, 2009, at 5:25 PM, Vijay K. Gurbani wrote:
> 
>> Romascanu, Dan (Dan) wrote:
>>> A few comments after the first reading of the charter.
>>
>> Dan: Thanks for your feedback; more inline.
>>
>>> - Is it Common Log File as it appears at the first instance, or Common
>>> Log Format?
>>
>> CLF expands to Common Log File, though colloquially you will
>> see references to "the CLF format", which simply means the
>> specific fields and their representation.
> 
> This is something we need to state more clearly.
> 
> Are we defining a file are we defining a format that might go in a file?

The latter; my apologies since I misrepresented this in my earlier
response.  Our model and inspiration of this work has been
HTTP CLF, which also expands to "Common Log Format".

> I think the proposals I've read so far are trying to do the second.
> Does anyone disagree?
> 
> I was planning to  change the word File Dan is pointing  to in the
> proposed charter to Format.

Sounds good.

Thanks,

- vijay
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