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From Kiran Ayyagari <ayyagariki...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Client API]
Date Sun, 29 Mar 2009 13:19:35 GMT

Alex Karasulu wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 12:39 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny 
> <elecharny@apache.org <mailto:elecharny@apache.org>> wrote:
> 
>     Hi,
> 
>     we need to create a new sub project for the client API, something
>     like shared-client-api. We will use it in the server to handle the
>     replication (for the consumer), and we will also need it in Studio.
>     Last, not least, this API could become the next jLDAP API.
> 
> 
> Sounds like a good plan.  BTW I think it might be a good idea to write a 
> couple snippets of code using various APIs to see what aspect of each 
> makes writing code with that API easier.  Sometimes you see that one 
> kind of API is bad and see what constructs improve readability and 
> conciseness. 
I have implemented a add() method in LdapConnection to add entries
( use case: through syncrepl test GUI I can inject random entries on the fly into the syncrepl
provider )
and IMHO it was very quick and easy to implement than with JNDI

> 
> 
>     Now, the things is that it need to be designed carefully, and I
>     would appreciate if some of you can come and join the effort,
>     because when it comes to API designing, it's better to be more than
>     one doing it, as we should be very carefull and have users in mind.
> 
>     wdyt ?
> 
> 
> Excellent.  I will surely take a look and try to play with the API. 
> 
am ready :)

> Alex
> 

-- 
Kiran Ayyagari

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