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From "Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot" ...@marcelot.net>
Subject Re: [Studio] Persistent Search on Connections
Date Tue, 05 Aug 2008 06:27:54 GMT
Hi Alex,

On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 8:03 AM, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi Gang,
>
> I just had an idea regarding incorporating persistent search into Studio's
> browser.  Just imagine a section in the connection wizard's browser options
> that allows users to be notified of changes to the directory when a
> connection is open.  Additional options may exist to be notified of specific
> changes and the browser can update those changes if the entries that have
> changed are within view.  I have some ideas here but I won't go into them if
> others are not interested.
>

That's a good idea! This way we could get the browser synced with the
directory at any time.


> I don't know how Studio is architecturally structured but if it has some
> kind of connection management component then that component might expose a
> listener API.  This way other applications inside Studio wanting to extend
> it's LDAP capabilities can leverage this API to respond to changes.
>

Yeah, this could be added to the Connections plugin and we could add a new
specific extension point for this feature, so other plugins can register to
it.

Thanks,
P-A

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