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Updating Changelog, Readme and TODO about the latest reporting feature

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* Support for :warning status (by
* Subclassing Outpost::Application is no longer required.
* It is now possible to pass more than one response code to Response code expectation
+ * HTTP Scout responds to response_time now
+ * Added scout data to the report (so you can read acquired data)
+ * Support for creating scouts without any expectations (good if you're
+ interested in the data value but not if they mean system is either up or down)
== 0.2
* Features
@@ -111,6 +111,14 @@ method, where you can implement any kind of logic to test whether your system is
or not. You may also include expectations in order to process the output of your system.
For more information about expectations, check the section below.
+If you're interested in the data the Scouts got through a measurement, you can
+tell Outpost that it must save that data after the measurement is run. That way
+you can inquiry it for further analysis. This way, you can have Scouts without
+any expectations/reports, so you can collect data without telling if the system
+is either up or down. You can check an usage example in the [Reports
## Expectations
Consider the following code snippet, taken from previous examples:
@@ -189,7 +197,7 @@ It is also possible to create Outposts without having to subclass it. Use the
methods #add_scout and #add_notifier and you're set:
outpost =
outpost.add_scout Outpost::Scouts::Http => 'master http server' do
options :host => 'localhost', :port => 9595
report :up, :response_code => 200
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* SSH Support
* Daemon and scheduler
-* Better error reporting
+* Web dashboard

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