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From "Alex Karasulu" <>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] Specifying application level subtrees?
Date Fri, 21 Sep 2007 04:51:49 GMT
On 9/20/07, Marc Boorshtein <> wrote:
> > Any reason why LDAP never defined application level subtree
> specification
> > mechanisms?  Right now the subentry is used
> > with the a operational usage for the main subtreeSpecification
> attribute.
> > Also the base is AP position relative.  Why not
> > have an application space specification and use that for dynamic
> grouping?
> When it comes to a 'local' directory how is this different from having
> application specific attributes and ACLs that control who can see
> what?

Not sure if we're talking about the same thing here.

Oracle Virtual Directory has similar feature, but as a virtual
> directory it limits what 'adapters' can be accessed by a client
> connection.  Since virtual directories often create application
> specific 'views' of data this feature makes it easier to use a single
> virtual directory for multiple applications.  Maybe I don't understand
> your use case?

Creating sets of entries is the topic at hand - just wondering why SS was
used there.  I think we're not on the same page but no worries. Thanks


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