[rrd-developers] Re: proposal for getting at <last></last> via rrdcgi
oetiker at ee.ethz.ch
Fri Oct 1 22:50:27 MEST 1999
Today you sent me mail regarding Re: [rrd-developers] Re: proposal for...:
*> > From: Tobias Oetiker
*> > sure ... I just think that it is pretty simple to have a single function
*> > which does both ... you can give it either the name of an RRD or an AT-Time
*> > descr ... (argument overloading)
*> Understood. But, imo, positional parameter overloading is
*> really Evil.
*> For example: I think new users scanning the rrdcgi doc looking
*> to pretty-print 'rrdtool last some.rrd' will skip right past
*> If I scan rrdcgi doc and see "<RRD::TIME::TIMESTR>", I think my
*> reaction would be "ahh, for printing time strings" and my reaction
*> to "<RRD::TIME::LAST>" would be "cool, for printing the last update
*> time for an RRD".
OK got a point there ...
OK lets do it like that ...
*> I will say no more until I can send along a patch kit.
*> - - -
*> systems guy
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