On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 11:13 PM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot
> Hi guys,
> Today, I have introduced a change in the Connection Core plugin of Apache Directory Studio to set the 'Apache Directory LDAP API' as the default network provider, instead of JNDI.
> I think it's safe to say that the LDAP API is now a great alternative to JNDI.
> It might still lack a few features here and there, like pulling a schema manager from a connection or the lack a connection pool, but from Studio's standpoint, each feature we used from JNDI has now an equivalent in the LDAP API.
> I have added a new setting in the 'Connections' preferences page  where the user can choose its preferred default network provider (either 'Apache Directory LDAP API', the default value, or 'JNDI').
> The user can still decide which network provider to use on a per connection basis in the 'New Connection' Wizard page or the 'Connection' Properties page .
> I believe this move can give a lot of credit to the LDAP API and help us promote it towards the general public. (It might also be helpful in the beginning to help find hidden bugs I guess.)
> Should we go in this direction or should we rollback to 'JNDI' as default setting?