directory-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Studio] Persistent Search on Connections
Date Tue, 05 Aug 2008 06:48:58 GMT
On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 2:27 AM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot <pa@marcelot.net>wrote:

> 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.
>
>

Forgot to mention that we can have a notification view that shows the change
notifications coming in from the server.  The view would be just like the
modification log.

Alex

-- 
Microsoft gives you Windows, Linux gives you the whole house ...

Mime
View raw message