On Thu, 29 Oct 2009, Edward Capriolo wrote:
So does anyone know the truth about this? Is ldaps considered deprecated in some circles?
As a rule of thumb, implicit-SSL protocols are not IETF Standards Track, and their StartTLS brethren are. In the case of LDAP, http://www.openldap.org/faq/data/cache/605.html is on point.