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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Journal first draft
Date Mon, 02 Mar 2009 19:30:02 GMT
OK thanks for the clarifications.

Alex

On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 2:20 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@apache.org>wrote:

> Alex Karasulu wrote:
>
>> So wdyt about this first version ? What's missing ?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> (1) Why not make these comment attribute actual attributes in the LDIF
>> even
>> though they are special?
>>
>>
> I was considering this as an option, but the problem is that you need to
> clone the entry in order to add those special attributes, ar add them and
> remove them immediately, which is not really elegant.
>
>> (2) Why is rev not a regular attribute?
>>
>>
> Same reason. And we can't use the ChangeLog rev because it is not added if
> the changeLog is not activated.
>
> In any case, we don't need to store those elements in the partition within
> the entry, because they are volatile (each time you restart the server, the
> revision is set to a new value)
>
>> (3) What exactly is the difference between ACK and NACK and why do we need
>> a
>> NACK?
>>
>>
> We will have ACK for entries which have been stored in the partition. NACK
> is for entries that we _know_ haven't been stored for any reason. If the
> entry has not been stored yet, or not been rejected yet, then we won't have
> any ACK or NACK.
>
> It's interesting to have a NACK to distinguish between those two cases.
>
>
> --
> --
> cordialement, regards,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> www.iktek.com
> directory.apache.org
>
>
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