[rrd-developers] Graph data without the graph?

paul paul at subsignal.org
Sat Sep 12 12:01:35 CEST 2009

Tobias Oetiker schrieb:
> Today Pablo Sanchez wrote:
>> [ Comments below, in line ]
>> On Thursday 10 September 2009 at 1:14 pm, Sebastian Harl penned
>> about "Re: [rrd-developers] Graph data without the graph?"
>> Hi Sebastian,
>>> [ snipped ]
>>> What do others think about that? It might make sense to work on that
>>> before adding any other exporters.
>> When I first started using RRD, I too was struck by the incongruity.
>> In short, I concur with you.
> in a sense rrdtool is still a prototype ... being the first oss
> tool to seriously explore the handling of time series data ... so
> when looking at the matter today a much more sensible API design could
> be found I am sure ...
I would say the world has changed in between ;) With the advent of 
<canvas> and javascript plotting libraries raw data is becoming more 
useful these days.

> cheers
> tobi

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