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From Scott Deboy <scott.de...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Introducing Lionbeast
Date Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:11:52 GMT
Sounds great!  I definitely would like to help on the log4j2 receivers
portion and any syncing you want to do with Chainsaw.


On 10/6/13, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello folks!
> early this year I wrote a small and simply http server for demonstration
> purposes. It's based on NIO. When I picked up this task I always thought
> it would be good for an idea I have on logging for a while now.
> Here it is:
> https://bitbucket.org/grobmeier/lionbeast
> I would like to change the server in a way so it can make use of Log4j
> receivers to receive logging events. Lionbeast shall provide a way to
> manipulate these events and enable to create some metrics or something
> similar. At the moment it is possible to create dynamic websites using
> JRuby. I would like to have "Loglets" one day. This is basically a
> script or implemented class which lets users work with the events the
> way they want.
> I absolutely know about Apache Flume. I consider Flume the "big brother"
> of Lionbeast. Lionbeast aims to be easy to use, install and extend. I
> consider it more to be a partner of Chainsaw actually. Like the
> server-side Version of Chainsaw. Actually I believe there might be some
> opportunities if Chainsaw and Lionbeast would come together.
> If you like my idea, I would like to contribute the current code and ask
> for a Git-Repository at Infra.
> My current plan is to work on it over years change mostly and thats why
> I am starting now to have it ready for that time.
> In addition I would like to put some work in the current Receivers. I
> don't know if they currently work with Log4j2 but I guess not so well. I
> think there should be a receivers package directly in the Log4j 2 trunk,
> maybe even in the core.
> I recently spoke to Benedikt Ritter who is a committer/PMC at Apache
> Commons. I told him about my ideas and he motivated me to move forward
> with it. Furthermore Benedikt expressed his interest to participate. I
> would like to give him access to the Git repository as well. We should
> also discuss if we should open a sandbox for logging in general, where
> interested fellow committers can contribute code without having
> committer-ship at logging.
> Thoughts? Comments? Likes? Dislikes?
> Cheers
> Christian
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