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Re: pre-evaluating write ACL

At 07:56 AM 2001-10-19, OpenLDAP Mailing List wrote:
>Is there any way to test whether an attribute COULD be modified (by the
>bound user) without actually changing any information?

OpenLDAP provides no mechanism to do this.   One could extend
OpenLDAP to provide a "don't commit" control which could
(non-conclusively) answer the question "would this operation
succeed?".  But answer does necessarily apply to any other
operation (or the same operation at another time).

> On a UI, I'd like read-only attributes to be text and writeable
> attributes to be input widgets.