maybe bad thing is too strong for express my feelings. I allways saw Data::Dumper as a debugging tool, something you should keep away from your production code.
My query was meant to be helpful not :) accusatory -- I was just trying to challenge your thinking, and get you to back up, or prove your case.
Perhaps you could do full logging in a file that only you see, and abbreviated logging to a file that the operations guys see. Or use the same file, and tell Operations to ignore anything at an INFO or DEBUG level.
But by all means dump lots of data if it will help you better understand exactly how your system is working. I'd guess that in six months you'll be confident enough that you'll be able to reduce the logging level. Another strategy would be to bump the logging level up under certain unusual conditions -- that way you log lots of data only in the cases you're really interested in. Or do the inverse -- leave the logging level high, but reduce it once you discover you're doing an ordinary transaction.
Alex / talexb / Toronto
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