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From "Brian W. Fitzpatrick" <>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS][release] Announcing the release of ApacheDS 0.8,
Date Sat, 22 Jan 2005 05:20:47 GMT

On Jan 21, 2005, at 9:00 PM, Trustin Lee wrote:
> Here is the modified version.  Please give me feedback.

One nit: change "Apache Directory team" to "The Apache Directory team". 
  Aside from that, it looks great.  Ship it!


> -------- BEGIN --------
> Apache Directory team is pleased to announce the release of ApacheDS
> 0.8, a pure-Java LDAP server.
> Our primary vision is to build an enterprise directory server platform
> and its components where other Internet services snap in to store
> their data within the directory so they may be managed using LDAP.
> Those services include LDAP itself, DNS, DHCP, SLP, UDDI, NTP, and
> most importantly Kerberos, which can integrate with the services to
> provide full-featured network authentication service.
> Features:
> * Designed as an LDAP and X.500 experimentation platform.
> * The server exposes all aspects of administration via a special 
> system backend.
> * Both the backend subsystem and the frontend are separable and
> independently embeddable.
> * Provides a server side JNDI LDAP provider which directly interacts
> with the backend storage.
> * Powered by Staged Event Driven Architecture (SEDA) which can handle
> large amounts of concurrency.
> * Pending JMX compliance
> * Implementing Java based triggers and stored procedures
> Apache Directory team is looking for developers and users to work with
> the server and give feedback.  Mailing list information is at:
> Please note that the Directory Project is an effort undergoing
> incubation at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).  While incubation
> status is not necessarily a reflection of the completeness or
> stability of the code, it does indicate that the project has yet to be
> fully endorsed by the ASF.
> Check ApacheDS at:
> The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational, legal, and
> financial support for a broad range of open source software projects.
> The Foundation provides an established framework for intellectual
> property and financial contributions that simultaneously limits
> contributors potential legal exposure. Through a collaborative and
> meritocratic development process, Apache projects deliver
> enterprise-grade, freely available software products that attract
> large communities of users.
> -------- END --------
> Cheers,
> Trustin
> -- 
> what we call human nature is actually human habit
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