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From Karl Wright <daddy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Support for OpenText Livelink Webservice API
Date Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:03:36 GMT
I've created a ticket for this work:

CONNECTORS-1117

Please let us know if you are willing to work with us to develop this
connector.

Thanks,
Karl


On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 6:41 AM, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:

> I should also add that when an equivalent REST api is available, it's
> generally far better to write a connector against that, since SOAP is very
> verbose, and since sometimes users are reluctant to give us WSDLs that they
> think may be proprietary.  (We've gotten rulings from Apache Legal that
> that is not the case, because WSDLs are interface specifications which
> cannot be copyrighted, but your license agreement may cover them.)
>
> Karl
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 6:38 AM, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Odilo,
>>
>> I answered this question not long ago on the same list.
>> In order for us to develop a new Livelink connector that does not rely on
>> LAPI, the following things would be necessary:
>>
>> (1) A user who is willing to work with us over an extended period of time
>> to develop such a connector
>> (2) If it's SOAP, we'd also need the WSDLs for the web service(s) that
>> are meant to replace LAPI functions
>> (3) It's possible, depending on how much use of XSDs that such an API
>> makes use of, that we'd be unable to fully support the current
>> functionality of the Livelink connector in the new world -- but we won't
>> know that until at least (2) takes place
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Karl
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 5:14 AM, Odilo Oehmichen <
>> odilo.oehmichen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> hi,
>>>
>>> currently manifolds supports the LAPI for querying an OpenText Livelink
>>> repository. - This api is marked deprecated (see [0]).
>>>
>>> Are there any plans to support the new CS SOAP Webservice API in
>>> manifoldCF?
>>>
>>> cheers,
>>> odilo
>>>
>>> [0] https://developer.opentext.com/awd/forums/questions/1130441#r1130448
>>>
>>
>>
>

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