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Re: What are "logs" for me?

From: Eduardo Ochs
Subject: Re: What are "logs" for me?
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2023 22:29:56 -0300

On Mon, 9 Jan 2023 at 22:06, Esteban Ordóñez <> wrote:
> El 2023-01-08 04:14, Eduardo Ochs escribió:
> >> - Is it something you write by hand?  In thise case you use the word
> >>   "log" for notes of what you have done, which is definitely log, but
> >>   not as what I would expect in computing context, rather in sailing
> >>   subject, simmilarly like ship logbook.
> >
> > That's it! But some steps of the process are automated...
> That is oneof the things that confused me about eev.  I thought logs
> were like the usual Unix logs: automatic registration of what happened.
> That is what I was looking for because most of my needs are to do again
> what I once discovered how to do.  Sometimes I remeber to record
> something I did for future use.  But usually, I think that it is a one
> time situation or are too busy to record.  If everything was recorded, I
> could (at least) infer what I had done in the past.


I've never found ways to do automatic logging that recorded everything
that I wanted, and I've also never found ways to do automatic logging
whose output was readable enough... so logging by hand - with some
tools to help - turned out to be the best solution.


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