[Twisted-Python] ldaptor feedback
bob at redivi.com
Wed Jul 2 11:50:55 EDT 2003
On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 05:28:38PM +0300, Tommi Virtanen wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 08:07:48AM +0000, Clark C. Evans wrote:
> > I think LDAP is pretty cornerstone to any internet application
> > where 'single sign on' and other directory information is
> > required. If it was available, I even picture game servers
> > or muds using it...
> You mean you hope it will be? (Quick! Name three end user
> applications using LDAP!)
Outlook, Windows 2000, MacOS X, (Apple) Address Book, Eudora, Netscape Mail, etc.
> Let me repeat myself. If installing one library is too
> much effort for you, you are using the wrong OS.
Twisted and LDAP are cross-platform. You shouldn't try make that kind of argument.
> (Oh, did you notice that the openldap library is not
> in the libc?)
OpenLDAP (slapd and the client libraries) come with MacOS X and MacOS X server. Every version of Windows 2000 and later releases based on the same tree can speak LDAP.
It's not in the libc because it's not part of POSIX or ANSI C.
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