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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: aci evaluation ...
Date Wed, 22 Sep 2010 22:26:41 GMT
  On 9/23/10 12:02 AM, rm wrote:
> hi emmanuel,
> thanks for your reply ... so, just to clarify ... the only 'standard' 
> way to find out wether or not i can perform a certain action is to try 
> it? 
Or to analyze the sets of ACI on the client side.
> otherwise, i'd be stuck with extended operation 
What for ?
> or with parsing serverimplementation- and/or configuration specific 
> acl entries?
> but the server should know! 
But the server knows ! The problem is that not only it *knows*, it also 
execute the request.

> and it won't tell me? 
Bah, the server is quite secretive :) However, it would be cool to be 
able to ask the server if a specific operation can be executed before 
executing it. It does not exists atm.

> that is not a very polite thing to do ...
Even the name itself (LDAP) is a four letters word ;)

Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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