On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 05:45:46PM +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Jul 2001, kevin lyda wrote:
> > what else will ldap give me?
> nothing, except security and the ability to use a fancy GUI like
> directory_administrator or gq.
ah, but i already have a fancy gui, it's called vim.
> however, i think you'd need referrals to work properly for this, and
> at the moment AFAICT in openldap they don't. or at least they don't
> work invisibly like in DNS, and the openldap guys say that is within
> spec and the app should know natively how to follow referrals, so
> there's no need for the openldap library to do it.
on the surface that seems dumb.
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