On Wednesday 06 October 2004 23:53, Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> Thus spake Paul de Vrieze on Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 01:33:48PM CDT
> > Reminds me of the openldap project. There is no documentation whatsoever
> > on how to actually operate the darn thing beyond the very basics. (Well
> > some independent, incomplete, howto's you find after some looking around)
> Gentoo had an openldap setup HOWTO a while back, and I really wanted to
> make it work, and dug into the HOWTO. Unfortunately, the HOWTO was pretty
> loose around the edges and at least partially as a result of a bug report I
> filed, it got pulled from the website.
I don't know why documentation stuff gets removed from the website anyway.
Even if the docs are bad, it's better than to have none at all. That's why
I'd propose an official documentation wiki, but that's another thread.
Concerning the LDAP HOWTO and docs, the problem I had with all of them was
that there were no docs around which told me for example how to organize my
tree, or which are the most commonly used objectClasses. You know, all
guides explain to you how to set up the software, all tell you that there is
a tree and stuff, but none tells you how you should use it.
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