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Re: Meta directory?

On Wed, 2 May 2001, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:

> At 10:01 AM 4/30/01, Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> >I'm finally working on back-ldap to make it point to a pool
> >of servers. This will implement a sort of meta-directory, I mean
> >a proxy with a unique naming context that dynamically links
> >together different servers that represent the "branches" of the
> >directory in a transparent manner for the user. We need something
> >like this as soon as possible, and we also need all the features 
> >that Mark is adding to the devel code and the rewrite stuff I 
> >posted some time ago. I'd like to know what's the current state
> >of the backend (is anyone developing it at present?) I see that
> >none of the recent changes (I mean suffix massage and attribute
> >mapping) will make it into 2.0.8. Any plans?
> Most of your back-ldap stuff is pending review for commitment
> to HEAD and would be targeted for 2.1, not 2.0.8.  2.0.x are
> maintenance releases.   Hopefully Mark or Howard or other core
> team member will find time to review your various contributions
> soon.

Would it be possible, please, for someone to adjust, correct or clarify 
the details on the Roadmap:

The "future minor releases" section indicates "~1Q2001" (ended a month
ago) for 2.1, and no mention of 2.0.8 .  (I realise that it says "not a
schedule of availability" at the top of the page.) 



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