I am interested in participating to both the BOF and proposed WG.
On Sep 15, 2008, at 7:27 PM, Kurt Zeilenga wrote:
I've submitted a BOF proposal to Apps ADs for their
Amongst other factors in determining whether to approve this BOF,
they will need to be convinced that there is sufficient level of
participation in the BOF and the proposed WG. It would be helpful
for those interested to express their interest, either on list or in
person to Alexey (who has agreed to chair the BOF), and/or myself,
within the next week or so.
On Aug 29, 2008, at 2:48 PM, Kurt Zeilenga wrote:
> Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) BOF
> Chair(s): TBD
> The purpose of this BOF is to discuss the formation of a working
> group to undertake LDAP standards work. It is conceived that the
> proposed WG would undertake both the revision of existing technical
> specifications for LDAP extensions and the engineering of new LDAP
> There are numerous existing technical specifications for LDAP
> extensions. Most of the Standard Track specifications were
> published prior to the current LDAP "core" specification [RFC 4510]
> and are in the need of revision. In some cases, it may be more
> appropriate to move the extension off the Standards Track. While
> the work of determining which RFC should be revised (or moved off
> to a different track), and prioritization of the work, could be
> deferred to the WG, it is hoped that the BOF will reach some
> conclusions as to which revision work is of the highest priority.
> There are also numerous extensions to LDAP which seem worthy of
> standardization. It is hoped that the BOF will reach some
> conclusion as to short list of new extension work items to be
> undertaken (at least initially) by the proposed WG. That short
> list might include, for instance, in LDAP Transactions and
> Extensions for X.500 Alignment.
> By including both revision and new engineering work items in a
> single working group it is hoped that the sufficient participation
> levels will be maintained to make reasonable progress in both
> revision and new engineering work.
Ludovic Poitou Sun Microsystems Inc.
OpenDS Community Lead Directory Services
Grenoble Engineering Center - France
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