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From "Brad Nicholes" <BNICHO...@novell.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] LDAP in APR 2.x?
Date Tue, 24 Mar 2009 14:43:08 GMT
>>> On 3/24/2009 at 4:26 AM, in message
<5c902b9e0903240326r3222ac90k15dcb7f34d2d1587@mail.gmail.com>, Justin
Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> wrote:
> So, during the conversations we've had here in Amsterdam regarding
> combining APR and APR-util (see post from Paul), one of the big
> stumbling blocks has been our treatment of the LDAP interfaces via
> APR-util.
> 
> The crux of the issue is that it is a 'leaky' abstraction - in that,
> APR-util does not currently *fully* wrap the LDAP interfaces -
> instead, it is viewed as augmenting the standard LDAP APIs with
> treatment for LDAP-SSL, etc, etc.  This middle ground doesn't really
> suit the APR philiosophy - cf. DBD and DBM interfaces.
> 
> Therefore, the consensus of the folks here is that we should pursue
> one of the following courses of action:
> 

 [x ] Fix the LDAP interface to be a complete/full LDAP abstraction
 [ ] Remove the LDAP interfaces from APR



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