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From "Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot">
Subject Re: Ldap.toString() returning a Normalized DN is an error...
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2008 13:37:45 GMT
Hi Emmanuel,

On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 3:32 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny <>wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I'm realizing that the LdapDN.toString() method returning a normalized DN
> was a truly bad idea. It's used all over the code, for instance to generate
> error messages, and this is obfuscating them.
> It would be way better if the toString() method returns the user provided
> DN so that the semantic of this method is kept. All in all, the toString()
> method is supposed to return something whichj is readable by human beings,
> when is not :)
> So what about replacing the current implementation to return the UP name
> instead of the Normname ?

I think it makes sense.


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