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Gervase Markham gerv at
Thu Apr 24 12:47:54 UTC 2003

Bradley Baetz wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 02:42:30AM -0700, J. Paul Reed wrote:
>>>>As part of this conversion, LDAP logins now use Perl's standard
>>>>Net::LDAP module, which in turn relies on OpenLDAP. This is a
>>>>departure from using the Mozilla::LDAP modules which were using the
>>>>Mozilla project's LDAP configuration. 
>>>That last sentence makes no sense. The Mozilla project has no "LDAP
>>>configuration"; we don't use LDAP. Mozilla::LDAP is a generic Perl LDAP
>>>module like Net::LDAP; it just doesn't seem to be maintained any more.
> We do use LDAP for authentication, if you configure it. 

"We" in that sentence was the Mozilla project - We don't 
use LDAP.

> Mozilla::LDAP uses the mozilla projects' LDAP libraries. Net::LDAP uses
> OpenLDAP. They both talk LDAP, but thats about it for similarities.
> Net::LDAP is also maintained, while I don't think anyone is working on
> Mozilla::LDAP. Net::LDAP is also standard with most linux installs (and
> openldap almost certainly is). The Mozilla::lLDAP stuf isn't.
> Maybe s/configuration/libraries/ ?

Sounds good to me.


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