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Re: Supported RFC's and "features"

On Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 12:30:09PM -0800, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
>> - RFC 2891 (server side sorting)
> Why is this problematic?  Server side sorting is a horrible waste of server 
> CPU that's better served by the client doing sorting how it wants.

well ... i think this feature could be very usefull in certain cases.

Imagine I just want to know what's the max uidNumber used in my directory.
actually, i ask the server to give all the uidNumbers and my client sort
them. isn't it an horrible waste of bandwidth ?