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From "Leo Li" <liyilei1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][ldap] Fwd: [OT] Is there a Java client to interact with directory server?
Date Fri, 31 Aug 2007 02:25:39 GMT
On 8/29/07, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> We need an LDAP client *library* rather than a client tool though.
>
> Reading the thread [1] on Apache Directory it seems that they do have
> such a thing, so it may be just a case of figuring out how to take it as
> a separate library and converting writing the JNDI provider code.
>
> BTW: Seems that they are also maintaining an ASN.1 library -- that
> sounds like a candidate for factoring out as a common component.


   Agree. A lot of other security related problem depends on this library,
such as pureTLS.
   Furthermore, the X509 certificate library is also another good candidate
for common component.

[1]
>
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/directory-dev/200708.mbox/%3c46D5183B.1070000@apache.org%3e
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>
> Spark Shen wrote:
> > Thank you for your comments.
> >
> > Actuall, I am now discussing it with apache directory guys. They said
> they
> > have a subproject ldap studio (Apache license v2) which support most of
> the
> > functions of ldap service provider. But we need to do many customization
> and
> > wrapping. I prefer to turn to this implementation. Since the license is
> > compatible and the community is responsive.
> >
> > 2007/8/29, Stepan Mishura <stepan.mishura@gmail.com>:
> >> On 8/29/07, Spark Shen wrote:
> >>> Hi all:
> >>>
> >>> As said before, I plan to develop ldap service provider. I forward my
> >>> discussion with apache directory developers below.
> >>>
> >>> According to them, the JXplorer(http://jxplorer.org) project of
> computer
> >>> associates open source software license may of help. The license is
> said
> >> to
> >>> be the old version of apache license. I am not sure whether we can
> >> utilize
> >>> the project due to the license issue.
> >>>
> >>> Would any one give some comments?
> >>>
> >> As I understood in JXplorer's license 'Apache' was substituted by
> >> 'Computer Associates'  - so you may try to compare it word for word
> >> with old Apache license[1]. Or you may ask for help on
> >> legal-discuss@apache.org mailing list.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Stepan.
> >>
> >> [1]http://apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-1.0
> >>
> >>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >>> From: Spark Shen <smallsmallorgan@gmail.com>
> >>> Date: 2007-8-29 ??10:51
> >>> Subject: Re: [OT] Is there a Java client to interact with directory
> >> server?
> >>> To: Apache Directory Developers List <dev@directory.apache.org>
> >>>
> >>> Thanks for your help.
> >>>
> >>> 2007/8/29, chris@pegacat.com <chris@pegacat.com>:
> >>>> <plug>
> >>>> The folks here have developed a neat eclipse plug-in client, but if
> >> you
> >>>> want
> >>>> a stand-alone client jxplorer (http://jxplorer.org) may do the trick.
> >>>>
> >>>> It uses the old Apache licence with the words 'Apache' crossed out
> and
> >>>> 'Computer Associates' put in instead.
> >>>> </plug>
> >>>>
> >>>>> Hi all
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I am spark, and I am from apache harmony project. Nice to meet you
> >> here.
> >>>>> Recently, I am developing Ldap service provider for HDK. It's a
jndi
> >>>>> feature. In essence, this service provider is a ldap client, which
> >>>> supports
> >>>>> LdapV3 extended operations and controls.
> >>>>> May be the client with apache license is already here, I think.
If
> >> so, I
> >>>> am
> >>>>> lucky enough to avoid reinventing the wheel :-)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> If there is no such a client, does any guru here knows where I can
> >> find
> >>>> one
> >>>>> with apache compatible license?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Thanks in advance.
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> Spark Shen
> >>>>> China Software Development Lab, IBM
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> ---------------------------------------
> >>>> Dr Christopher Betts
> >>>> Melbourne, Australia
> >>>> pegacat.com
> >>>>
> >>>> Wer mit Ungeheuern kampft, mag zusehn,
> >>>> dass er nicht dabei zum Ungeheuer wird.
> >>>>                            - Nietzsche
> >>>>
> >>>> (Who fights Monsters must beware,
> >>>>      lest in doing so they become one)
> >>>>
> >>> --
> >>> Spark Shen
> >>> China Software Development Lab, IBM
> >
> >
> >
>



-- 
Leo Li
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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