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A way to download a log

Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:55 pm
by Halda
HI, i search but didn't found a way to do it, sorry if this is already doable (i'm not yet a master in World of Logs usage).
What i really want to do is ba able to download the original combat log (the original log who got parsed by WoL), for archival purpose (and toying a little with them:))

Re: A way to download a log

Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:40 am
by cremor
That's not possible because WoL doesn't store the raw combat log. You don't even upload the raw log, the client analyzes it and uploads a WoL specific log.

Re: A way to download a log

Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:16 am
by udpn
Well, there's a part of combat log shown, when you select Deaths for a certain player, and then press (more).

http://www.worldoflogs.com/reports/rt-w ... etails/14/

So, I suppose this is not an absolutely true answer. How much info does WoL really save?

Re: A way to download a log

Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 1:27 pm
by Maihem
As cremor says, we don't store the raw combat log. The WOL client compresses it into a custom file format before uploading. This file format contains most of the information present in the combat log file, but not everything. For example, it saves only a single name per NPC or player seen.

The information you see in the death details, log browser and expression editor is presented in a way that resembles the WoW in-game combat log. However, it is not present on our servers like that. It requires a lot of steps to reproduce this: the packed combat log is read and processed by the backend server, which sends the required data to the frontend server, which converts it into a browser-readable data format and passes it to your browser. The final step, which leads to the in-game combat log-like format, is actually performed by your browser itself using javascript. The text as you see it is merely a nicely formatted representation of the packed data stored on our servers.

In theory, we could write some code that would convert our packed data file format back into a WoW textual combat log. This doesn't exist as of yet and is not a planned feature, however. We'd rather spend the time we have available to us on other parts of the site.

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