Implementation of LDAPControls

Deepak Giridharagopal deepak at
Tue Feb 22 21:02:04 CET 2005

On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 09:57 +0100, Michael Ströder wrote:
> > My approach has been to model the OpenLDAP LDAPControl struct as a
> > tuple:
> > 
> > (OID <string>, Criticality Flag <boolean>, Value <string/list of bytes>)
> I'd prefer to have a dedicated class hierachy for this in a separate 
> sub-module ldap.controls. I will provide something for it which is 
> compatible with your modifications to LDAPObject.c.

Great! I held off on implementing a higher-level abstraction since I
wanted to get opinions first on the lower level patch. But it's awesome
that we're moving forward on this. :)

On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 09:43 +0100, Michael Ströder wrote: 
> Jeremy, the author of picses, already planned to negotiate a more 
> liberal license with CNRI. A similar license issue was solved for Python 
> itself before. But AFAIK no progress so far.

That's too bad. :( I'll take a look at pysnmp.ber and see how it


Deepak Giridharagopal
Applied Research Laboratories
University of Texas at Austin

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