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From <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: Re: Official Apache Directory Project Proposal Submission
Date Thu, 11 Sep 2003 19:56:53 GMT
Right sorry - just saw your email now.  My last email basically reiterates 
your points.   
 
Alex 
 
>  
> From: Brian McCallister <brianm@apache.org> 
> Date: 2003/09/11 Thu PM 03:00:37 EDT 
> To: general@incubator.apache.org 
> Subject: Re: Official Apache Directory Project Proposal Submission 
>  
> Argh, keep emailing with unsubscribed account... My apologies if a  
> moderator approves a clone of this message later 
> ---- 
> I wasn't so much looking for projects to put under the DB wing, but  
> thinking of people who might be interested in LDAPd. An LDAP most  
> definately is *not* an RDBMS, but it is a protocol for accessing  
> hierarchical databases. After filesystems and DNS, ldap's are probably  
> the most widely used hierarchical databases around. 
>  
> I for one would be more than happy to contribute LDAPd, particularly if  
> said alternative is Java embedable. 
>  
> So, if it comes to a vote and I am allowed to vote, it has my +1. 
>  
> -Brian 
>  
> On Thursday, September 11, 2003, at 02:26 PM, Noel J. Bergman wrote: 
>  
> >> you might also want to say something about this on 
> >> general@db.apache.org as an LDAP is sort of a db =) 
> > 
> >> A high-profile new project could help liven up DB some ;-) 
> > 
> > I think that naming and directory services are sufficiently different  
> > from 
> > an ODBMS or RDBMS. 
> > 
> > DB might want to consider adopting Jakarta Commons DBCP.  That topic  
> > has 
> > come up before, and didn't lack support. 
> > 
> > There are some other candidates that the DB PMC could look into  
> > incubating 
> > and adopting.  For example, http://axion.tigris.org/ is a rather  
> > obvious 
> > candidate, especially considering the committer list (geir jvanzyl  
> > mpoeschl 
> > rwald). 
> > 
> > Firebird would be nice, but they seem more interested in selling  
> > memberships 
> > in their foundation, which is completely incompatible with the ASF 
> > meritocracy. 
> > 
> > There there are ODBMS such as Ozone (wrong license, though). 
> > 
> > 	--- Noel 
> > 
> > 
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