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From Howard Chu <>
Subject Re: [index review] Existance/Existence/Presence index
Date Fri, 15 May 2009 09:24:28 GMT
Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
> Hi,
> while applying Kiran's patch for new system index, I found that we
> should fix some inconsistency. We have what we name 'Existance' index,
> which is the 'Presence' index.
> First, we should get rid of the 'existance' name, and replace it by
> 'existence'.
> Second, we should keep only one of the 'existence' or 'presence'. Unless
> I'm totally wrong, they are just the same. The question is which one
> should we keep ? I would prefer keeping 'existence' rather than
> presence, because it's more explicit.
> Thoughts ?

"Presence" has established history in the protocol specs...

   -- Howard Chu
   CTO, Symas Corp. 
   Director, Highland Sun
   Chief Architect, OpenLDAP

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