Preliminary discussion: DB alias entries

Simo Sorce ssorce at
Thu Mar 5 11:48:04 EST 2009

On Thu, 2009-03-05 at 10:04 -0500, Sam Hartman wrote:
> My point though is that I think it makes sense to separate the alias
> information from the other parts of the system, to focus on
> infrastructure integration rather than on hand aliases, and to
> understand that people will be adapting your solution to a lot of
> different infrastructures.  Based on the feedback in the paper, I
> suspect that concrete instantiations of a solution would be better
> than a well designed plugin interface, although I'd certainly have
> making this pluggable in the back of my head even though I doubt you
> have time to pull that off for 1.7.

Sam I totally agree on this proposal, a separate interface would be
awesome esp. if it can be used for referrals too.


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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