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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Different layers
Date Mon, 06 Sep 2010 07:43:08 GMT
  On 9/6/10 9:30 AM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
>
> On 4 sept. 2010, at 18:40, Stefan Seelmann wrote:
>
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> in IRC we had the idea to have different levels of abstraction in the
>> API: A low-level API that represents the LDAP protocol and a more
>> convenient API for common users that hides the LDAP complexity.
> I really like the idea.
>
>> Lets start with the search method.
>>
>> In the low-level API the search method would return a Cursor<Response>
>> and the user has to deal with all possible results (SearchResultDone,
>> SearchResultEntry, SearchResultReference, IntermediateResponse)
>>
>> In the convenient API the search method would return a Cursor<Entry>
>> and the search method could also deal with referrals and search
>> continuations (throw as exception or follow transparently if the user
>> wants to).
>>
>> Does that make sense? This is just a first thought, we have to figure
>> if it makes also sense for the other operations too.
> +1. Makes totally sense to me.

+1 too. Let's try to do that.


-- 
Regards,
Cordialement,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny
www.iktek.com


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