ch.qos.logback.core.sift
Interface Discriminator<E>

Type Parameters:
E -
All Superinterfaces:
LifeCycle
All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractDiscriminator, AccessEventDiscriminator, ContextBasedDiscriminator, DefaultDiscriminator, JNDIBasedContextDiscriminator, MDCBasedDiscriminator

public interface Discriminator<E>
extends LifeCycle

Implement this interface in order to compute a discriminating value for a given event of type <E>.

The returned value can depend on any data available at the time of the call, including data contained within the currently running thread.

Author:
Ceki Gülcü

Method Summary
 String getDiscriminatingValue(E e)
          Given event 'e' return a discriminating value.
 String getKey()
          The key or variable name under which the discriminating value should be exported into the host environment.
 
Methods inherited from interface ch.qos.logback.core.spi.LifeCycle
isStarted, start, stop
 

Method Detail

getDiscriminatingValue

String getDiscriminatingValue(E e)
Given event 'e' return a discriminating value.

Parameters:
e -
Returns:

getKey

String getKey()
The key or variable name under which the discriminating value should be exported into the host environment.

Returns:


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