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Re: Vote for a new name


From: Frédéric PRACA
Subject: Re: Vote for a new name
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 18:01:05 +0200
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Quoting "Pascal J.Bourguignon" <address@hidden>:

> 
> Frédéric PRACA writes:
> > Hello,
> > I hesitated a lot for the name of GSLDAPBrowser and as Alex Perez told me
> (and
> > it seems that he said that to others) that GS.... name is too common and
> > indicates that the project only compiles on GNUstep (which is true for the
> > moment and maybe for a long time). So, I'd like you to tell me the name
> you'll
> > prefer. 
> > Personnally, LDAPBrowser.app wasn't so bad but I wait for your
> submissions.
> > 
> > Fred
> 
> DirectoryBrowser.app ?
> 
> I'm thinking  that LDAP  is only one  protocol to  access directories.
> There are  other: ph, x500,  etc, and perhaps  one day you'll  want to
> subclass and  allow your application to access  these directories too.
> Think also  about reading directory  and directory entry  files (LDIF,
> vCard,  AddressBook, PalmDesktop  TAB&RETURN  formated address  books,
> etc).
But this way, it duplicates Addresses from Björn Giesler (I think of vCard and
AddressBook). Moreover, the structure of these directories are very different
and the GUI won't be accurate anymore. But it's an interesting point of view.

> So you could easily expand your horizons beyond LDAP...
 
> __Pascal_Bourguignon__

Fred




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