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Re: TreeDeleteControl and SortControl

Kazu Nisimura wrote:

Is there any reason why TreeDeleteControl and SortControl are not
supported by OpenLDAP?
OpenLDAP software is developed on a voluntary basis by contributors. Feel free to submit patches for evaluation that implement the above mentioned controls; please make sure patches comply with coding style and other guidelines and requirements illustrated in <http://www.openldap.org/devel/contributing.html>. For more specific technical reasons, please browse the archives and the ITS. In short, both controls appear to be poorly designed, as they delegate to DSAs what should be better done by DUAs.
Especially the latter which is the standard
"standard" may not be the most appropriate term in this case. I especially note that an implementation does not need to provide this control to comply with LDAPv3.


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