[ppml] Directory Services - Take 2
andy at hxr.us
Mon Jun 13 09:14:15 EDT 2005
On Jun 13, 2005, at 8:35 AM, Michael.Dillon at btradianz.com wrote:
> IRIS (formerly called FIRS)
IRIS and FIRS were never the same thing. They were two totally
> Actually, given the fact that someone whipped together a working
> prototype of LDAP-based FIRS in a couple of days, I wonder why
> people continue to chase this overly narrow protocol. Wouldn't
> it make more sense to develop an XML directory access protocol
> that provides XML-encapsulated access to directories that are
> currently stored in LDAP backends?
LDAP is a protocol. The back-end for ARIN is what is stored in their
relational databases. Are you proposing that ARIN re-engineer their
entire registration system just so they can have an LDAP backend?
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