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From Nick Faiz <n...@atlassian.com>
Subject Re: Client library
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2005 22:10:58 GMT
Hi Marc and David,

JNDI has worked for me so far. I like it because it's out of the box,  
so to speak, in the jdk. :)

There's also the JNDI booster pack - http://java.sun.com/jndi - which  
contains a few more LDAP goodies.

Cheers,
Nick

On 03/08/2005, at 4:13 AM, Marc Boorshtein wrote:

> Couldn't have put it better myself :-)
>
> Marc
>
>
> On 8/2/05, David Boreham <david@bozemanpass.com> 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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