GSOC Chat log storage: My thoughts

Ethan Blanton elb at
Tue Apr 23 13:20:05 EDT 2013

Mark Doliner spake unto us the following wisdom:
> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 12:51 PM, Peter Lawler <bleeter at> wrote:
> > To my mind, a Chat Log storage format update would abstract out the storage
> > medium for the log. This would mean SQLite, MySQL, Postgres, SMTP, SNMP,
> > FTP, WebDAV, JSON, CSV or flat file logging 'plugins' would be able to be
> > written by anyone else.
> This feels like over engineering to me.  I'm sure some people would
> appreciate the flexibility, but I feel like >99% of our users wouldn't
> take advantage of this.

Note that our current logging infrastructure allows for exactly this.


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