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From "Erik Bengtson" <>
Subject RE: [Community] JPOX: LDAP and JDO, JPA
Date Sun, 09 Mar 2008 11:00:32 GMT
Hi Alex and others,


I propose to use this wiki page for specifying the features needed in the


To give you and others an idea how we map LDAP to Java Classes.



Since this is an initial work, the current features are open for changes.
the source repository for the implementation:






De : [] De la part de Alex
Envoyé : vendredi 7 mars 2008 21:10
À : Apache Directory Developers List
Objet : Re: [Community] JPOX: LDAP and JDO, JPA


Thanks Kiran for the heads up.  Yes I am very interested in what you're
trying to achieve.  More inline ...

On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 3:24 AM, Kiran Ayyagari <>

    Watch out for a mail from him.

Yep finally got to it.


On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 3:19 AM, Erik Bengtson <> wrote:


We, JPOX a data access project, are working on an interface for LDAP via JDO
and JPA APIs.

Usage e.g. SELECT FROM Person where firstName == 'Ana'

Sounds like you're trying to wrap the LDAP access model around the
relational access model.  There will be some pitfalls here and I wish I knew
enough to navigate them along with JDO APIs.  I guess we can perhaps have
some discussion around this.

Person.class is linked to "ou=Users,dc=example,dc=com" while attributes
mapped to fields.

We currently support 1-1 and 1-N relationships and will soon have a first

We currently use Apache Directory for running our tests. If you see any
opportunity for collaboration between our projects please let us know. 

Yes we should collaborate.  I am very interested.  


Erik Bengtson



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