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From Marc Boorshtein <>
Subject Re: Client library
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2005 18:13:08 GMT
Couldn't have put it better myself :-)


On 8/2/05, David Boreham <> wrote:
> >Either way, I'm not a particuler fan of JNDI :-).
> >
> Agreed. JNDI is evil IMHO. Well, fine for its intended purpose
> which was to abstract multiple directory services underneath
> a single interface. Problem is that for the most part there is only
> one directory service these days (LDAP) and now the quest
> for abstraction leads to loss of fidelity in the interface.
> >The JLDAP code has
> >support for DSMLv2 and SPML (in CVS) so it's a bit more flexible.  I
> >also think that there have been some performance imporvements (I think
> >the "synchronouse" search in JLDAP is actually "asynchronouse" now, as
> >I haven't seen any performance difference between the two).  In
> >addition, JDBC-LDAP is based on JLDAP so that gives you an SQL
> >interface.  I'm not with Novell so I don't know a lot of the back
> >story.
> >
> >

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