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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ModifyDN and move semantic
Date Thu, 12 Apr 2007 18:23:01 GMT
Yeah I like your idea of using a MoveContext and a RenameContext along with
a MoveAndRenameContext.  This solves the problem quickly but I wonder if it
is the best option.

Alex

On 4/12/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> as I changed the interceptors operation to use instances of ServiceContext
> instead of multiple parameters, I'm facing a difficult semantic problem with
> the modifyDN operation. This operation gather three different semantics :
> - a rename operation, if the RDN is changed, but not the base DN
> - a move operation if the RDN is not changed but the base DN is changed
> - and a move+rename operation if both RDN and base DN are changed
>
> As I can't have two move() operations, because the signatureis now the
> same (move(ServiceContext)), so I wanted to rename the method, but which
> name using ? ... Another option would be to keep the two move() methods, but
> instead of using the ServcieContext interface, to use the specific sub-class
> : move( MoveContext ) and move( ChangeContext ), where the MoveContext is
> used if the RDN does not change, and the other one if it change.
>
> wdyt ?
>
> --
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> www.iktek.com

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