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Re: (ITS#3953) Enhancement - changelog module

ando@sys-net.it wrote:
> neil.dunbar@hp.com wrote:
>> A small module enhancement, which provides a searchable changelog function,
>> similar
>> to the SunONE legacy changelog enhancement, documented in
>> draft-good-changelog-04.txt
>> (obsolete).
>> Nothing fancy, but it does give a semi-decent way of doing directory event
>> notification
>> via persisitent search.
>> Tarball is in Incoming. There's a preliminary manpage in there, as well as the
>> schema
>> files. Where OIDs have been used, they've either been taken from the I-D, or
>> from
>> Hewlett-Packard's OID space for directory schema information.
> Neil,
> I'm working at integrating the changelog feature into OpenLDAP's 
> accesslog overlay, along the lines of the recently submitted ITS#4656 
> contribution <http://www.openldap.org/its/?findid=4656>.  However, I 
> note that your implementation doesn't quite follow the 
> draft-good-ldap-changelog, it rather seems to partially follow some sort 
> of Netscape/Sun/whatever implementation, including stuff like 
> firstChangeNumber, lastChangeNumber, changeCSN and so, which are pretty 
> undocumented anywhere, as far as I understand.  Could you provide any 
> pointers to docs or so?
> Thanks, p.

For the record, I think implementing a several-years-obsoleted draft is 
a bad idea.

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