[racket] web server log format

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Dec 12 17:55:17 EST 2011

On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 2:32 PM, Jordan Schatz <jordan at noionlabs.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 11:30:59AM -0700, Jay McCarthy wrote:
> > But the Racket Web server only has request logging by default, not
> response
> > logging, so it makes something up in these positions. I will update the
> > docs to mention this.
> I think that a single dash is typically used if a value is missing or
> unknown:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Log_Format
> A "-" in a field indicates missing data.
> http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-logfile
> If a field is omitted for a particular entry a single dash "-" is
> substituted.

Alrighty, I'll do that.

> Is there a performance reason for not logging information about the
> response? It would seem that (especially) the response code would be
> valuable to include by default?

The logging is for logging requests, not responses. You could make a system
for logging responses, but the Racket Web server doesn't have one.


> Shalom,
> Jordan

Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
Assistant Professor / Brigham Young University

"The glory of God is Intelligence" - D&C 93
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