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From Berin Loritsch <>
Subject Re: [seda] How to get protocol providers to effect SEDA?
Date Mon, 29 Nov 2004 13:13:17 GMT
Alex Karasulu wrote:

> Hi,
> Both Enrique and I were talking about how we can get SEDA to repond to 
> connection handling needs of protocol providers.  There are specific 
> instances in both the Kerberos provider and the LDAP provider where 
> this needs to be done.  For example Enrique mentioned how black lists 
> can be announced by the Kerberos server where SEDA enforces that.
> Right now my needs are a bit more immediate.  Namely I have a request 
> handler for the Unbind request which basically needs to cleanup after 
> the client.  The client can basically disconnect and SEDA will cleanup 
> but this is a much more graceful means to disconnect.  It may have an 
> impact later when things like outstanding requests need to be cleaned 
> up.   To implement the UnbindHandler I was thinking of we can have the 
> handler publish a DisconnectEvent on the EventRouter so SEDA can 
> respond to this.
> We spoke about removing the event handler or adding other mechanisms 
> for linking together stages like CoR.  Perhaps we want to keep the 
> event router/bus for having things repond to events even though it is 
> not used for in band SEDA communication.
> Thoughts? Volunteers to implement this?

Its generally the right course of action, although I am not sure how 
quickly I could turn
something like that around.


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