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Re: Operational Issues with 18.104.22.168/8...
- From: Vadim Antonov
- Date: Tue Dec 10 08:03:46 2002
On Tue, 10 Dec 2002 Michael.Dillon@radianz.com wrote:
> I disagree. LDAP is a widespread technology and RPSL/IRRD/RADB is not. The
> registries can hire people with LDAP experience or send people on LDAP
> training courses. They can get advice and support from LDAP consultants.
> And if the registries tell their staff to learn LDAP, then the staff will
> be motivated to do it well since LDAP knowledge is a marketable skill.
Besides LDAP, there's also SOAP / XML thingie :)
All of that is pretty much trivial, and horribly overengineered
(admittedly, not as horribly as X.500 or whatever that kludge was called).
If a method of serializing tree-like data structures and performing
request-reply protocol requires consultants to support, one may safely
assume that there's something seriously wrong. To my ears "LDAP expert"
sounds too much like "operator if-then-else expert".
In any case, there's a bunch of public-domain thingies around which do
LDAP or SOAP, so just pick any.