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Re: [Pkg-fedora-ds-maintainers] Bug#679870: Bug#679870: [RFR] templates://389-ds-base/{389-ds-base.templates}



On 03.07.2012 13:58, Justin B Rye wrote:
> Timo Aaltonen wrote:
>> I've dropped it nevertheless, since the same info was mentioned in
>> README.Debian (just with too long lines, so rewrapped it).
> 
> Does this mean I no longer get to review the control file?  Most of my
> suggested revisions are just wishlist-level rephrasings, but this bit
> needs some work:

Ah, I didn't notice that also the control file was under review.

> # Package: 389-ds-base
> # [...]
> #  .
> #  Amongst other features, it supports 4-Way multi-master replication, 
> #  Active Directory user and group synchronization, great scalability and
> #  on-line, zero downtime, LDAP-based update of schema, configuration,
> #  management and in-tree Access Control Information (ACIs).
> 
> That's hard to parse; the upstream homepage has a clearer
> bulletpointed version:
> 
> # Key Features
> #
> #  * Multi-Master Replication, to provide fault tolerance and high
> #    write performance
> #  * Scalability: thousands of operations per second, tens of
> #    thousands of concurrent users, tens of millions of entries,
> #    hundreds of gigabytes of data
> #  * The codebase has been developed and deployed continuously by the
> #    same team for more than a decade
> #  * Extensive documentation, including helpful Installation and
> #    Deployment guides
> #  * Active Directory user and group synchronization
> #  * Secure authentication and transport (SSLv3, TLSv1, and SASL)
> #  * Support for LDAPv3
> #  * On-line, zero downtime, LDAP-based update of schema,
> #    configuration, management and in-tree Access Control Information
> #    (ACIs)
> #  * Graphical console for all facets of user, group, and server
> #    management
> 
> "LDAP-based update of [...] management" sounds like something that
> would be popular with sysadmins, but I'm not sure what it's really
> intended to mean - might it just be a misplaced comma ("configuration
> management, and")? 
> 
> My version has:
> 
> | Its key features include:
> |  * four-way multi-master replication;
> |  * great scalability;
> |  * extensive documentation;
> |  * Active Directory user and group synchronization;
> |  * secure authentication and transport;
> |  * support for LDAPv3;
> |  * graphical management console;
> |  * on-line, zero downtime update of schema, configuration, and
> |    in-tree Access Control Information.

Sounds good, I'll add this change and possibly the others too. The
original descriptions were mostly stolen from Fedora IIRC.

-- 
t


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