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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ldapext-ldapv3-vlv-06.txt



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	Title		: LDAP Extensions for Scrolling View Browsing of Search 
                          Results
	Author(s)	: D. Boreham et al.
	Filename	: draft-ietf-ldapext-ldapv3-vlv-06.txt
	Pages		: 11
	Date		: 17-May-02
	
This document describes a Virtual List View control extension for the 
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Search operation. This 
control is designed to allow the 'virtual list box' feature, common 
in existing commercial e-mail address book applications, to be 
supported efficiently by LDAP servers. LDAP servers' inability to 
support this client feature is a significant impediment to LDAP 
replacing proprietary protocols in commercial e-mail systems. 
The control allows a client to specify that the server return, for a 
given LDAP search with associated sort keys, a contiguous subset of 
the search result set. This subset is specified in terms of offsets 
into the ordered list, or in terms of a greater than or equal 
comparison value.

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