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From "Ersin Er" <ersin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] extendedSubtreeSpecification
Date Thu, 20 Sep 2007 05:51:29 GMT
BTW, here is my discussion on the topic I wrote down before:

http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/DIRxSRVx11/Administrative+Model+Extensions

On 9/20/07, Ersin Er <ersin.er@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I considered this before and concluded with the most appropriate solution
> IMO. Current solution is completely backward compatible. The syntax supports
> both refinements and filters for the specificationFilter component of the
> subtreeSpecification.
>
> I can try to explain more why I did not choose other alternative if you
> wish.
>
>
> On 9/20/07, Alex Karasulu < akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > Ersin,
> >
> > I got an interesting idea while thinking about subtrees and
> > specifications.  As you know we complied
> > up until recently strictly with the X.500 administrative model with
> > respect to subtreeSpecifications.  The
> > changes we added to handle refinements which were filters broke away
> > from X.500 in many ways.
> >
> > I was just thinking that it may be possible to use an
> > extendedSubtreeSpecification attribute which
> > extends a subtreeSpecification.  However the only problem with this is
> > the fact that the attributeType
> > subtyping another cannot switch the SYNTAX of the AT.  This is what I
> > always thought but perhaps
> > I am wrong (I hope) but if I am wrong I think we can leverage AT
> > extension while remaining compliant.
> >
> > Basically we can allow our subentry objectClasses to include
> > extendedSubtreeSpecifications instead
> > of just the usual subtreeSpecification.
> >
> > WDYT?
> >
> > Alex
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Ersin Er
> http://www.ersin-er.name




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