[3] [standards-jig] chat log standard?

milk miruku at bonbon.net
Tue Sep 30 16:42:14 UTC 2003


milk <miruku at bonbon.net> wrote on 30/09/2003 17:35:01:

>/where/ the logs are stored is a different matter altogether. if people like to keep things, they make backups, but that brings up another matter; what 
happens in 10 years time? you see all the articles on 
>slashdot that read along the lines of "i was looking for a machine to read this really obscure format of media, and i had to travel accross the country to a 
computing museum to access it"

(sent prematurly)

if you have used a specific client for more than a year or so, your going to have all your logs in that clients log format. what if that client stops 
development for whatever reason? or what if the author decides to take the client in a direction you just don't want, like making it more bloated or 
simplistic, or even changes the gui style to something you can't stand?

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