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My first impression is that it's a nice little utility!

My second impression is that I'd like to see something a little more like a unix syslog instead of the 0, 1, 2 constants. E.g. set a destination for all events of a given level or better, choose different files for different types.

use Log ( trace => "everything.log", info => "info_or_better.log", info => \STDERR, # also echo info or higher to STDERR )

I'm not so sure that's really the way I'd want it, but maybe it will give you some ideas.

Finally, I would definitely not use globals like $Log::filename or $Log::info. Consider storing these in a hash keyed on the caller's package. This will allow modular programs to use your module differently in different parts of the program.

-xdg

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In reply to Re: RFC: A simple and badly-named logging module by xdg
in thread RFC: A simple and badly-named logging module by radiantmatrix

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