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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ApacheDS 1.2 underscore in attrib name problem
Date Wed, 27 Aug 2008 20:19:36 GMT
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Martynas Brijunas <mbrijun@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Emmanuel,
>
> that little problem that I faced today is certainly not worth much
> attention. I circumvented it by using another tool, it was a one-off
> operation. And, we ARE moving away from OID :) My intention was to do
> my part of the bargain and to report a problem so that my favourite
> tool can become even better.


Yep thanks for reporting it and we may support a workaround for it
eventually (depends on the studio guys) and horrayyy for getting off OID.

Regards,
Alex


>
>
> 2008/8/27 Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com>:
> > Martynas Brijunas wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi Alex,
> >>
> >> The fact that the DS is used in various environments is a testament to
> >> the versatility and quality of the code. Take any OS, plug DS into
> >> Eclipse and you have a first class LDAP browser. I would hate to give
> >> up DS just because I have to deal with OID. I simply have not found a
> >> better LDAP tool.
> >>
> >
> > Thanks :) But Alex's feeling is just that, as he founded the Apache
> > Directory Server 6 years ago, he does not understand why we are killing
> > ourselves to develop some good quality project for free when some really
> > wealthy companies like Oracle simply ignore some part of the RFCs...
> That's
> > it. Justice for him : it's not funny to have to 'pollute' ADS just
> because
> > the others !
> >>
> >> The open source is famous for circumventing various obstacles imposed
> >> by commercial vendors - Oracle including.
> >>
> >
> > because you can't count on those big companies to have the agility of OSS
> > developpers :)
> >
> > That being said, we totally understand that you have to deal with OID,
> it's
> > probably even not your choice, and we will try to find some time to
> > introduce the OID compatibility, but you have to know that it's not an
> easy
> > fix, and it will take time (maybe months)
> >
> > Of course, if Oracle want to pay us to develop the fix ASAP, np at all :
> we
> > are all reachable through the mailing list ;)
> >
> > Hope it helps !
> >
> > --
> > --
> > cordialement, regards,
> > Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> > www.iktek.com
> > directory.apache.org
> >
> >
> >
>

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