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Re: Protocol: referrals and other URIs
>There is the following text regarding referral URIs in the protocol
>"Other kinds of URIs may be returned, so long as the operation could be
>performed using that protocol."
>It's quite likely (actually, it's a reality) that a protocol could
>exist which allows some directory operations (like add, modify, and
>search), but not others (like modDN).
>Even when one considers this language a certain way, two LDAP servers
>may not both support the same extended operation.
What the protocol defines and what a particular server implementation
supports are two very different things. Your interpretation is muddying
the details needlessly.