Re: Introducing a Directory Service rejected as BCP

Chris Weider <clw@bunyip.com> Tue, 13 February 1996 18:54 UTC

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From: Chris Weider <clw@bunyip.com>
To: Russ Wright <Wright@lbl.gov>
Cc: Erik.Huizer@sec.nl, Harald.T.Alvestrand@uninett.no, iesg@CNRI.Reston.VA.US, ietf-ids@umich.edu
Subject: Re: Introducing a Directory Service rejected as BCP
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Hi Russ:
  This is my sincerest hope. I do think that using a common index protocol
(a la FIND) to integrate everyone's deployed solutions is exactly the
correct way to go. And I agree that we do have quite a ways to go :^)

Chris
 
On Tue, 13 Feb 1996, Russ Wright wrote:

> At 2:54 PM 2/12/96, Chris Weider wrote:
> >Hi Russ:
> >  Just for your information, the Indexing stuff has been implemented and
> >deployed since last June, and there are more than 80 servers in the global
> >mesh. We have changed the spec to incorporate lessons learned during
> >the deployment.
> 
> Hi Chris,
> 
> Good, things are proceeding well but there is still a long way to go before
> we have a global directory service.  My guess is that w/in a few years we
> might have a solution that combines LDAP, X.500, Whois++ and Centroids.
> 
> Russ
> 
> 
> 

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