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Re: LDAP be killing me. I need a good step by step



--- Ed Greshko <Ed Greshko greshko com> wrote:

> Mr.Scrooge wrote:
> > --- Ed Greshko <Ed Greshko greshko com> wrote:
> > 
> >> Craig White wrote:
> >>
> >>> ----
> >>> I'm not certain where you're going with this.
> >>> ----
> >> Actually, I'm just wondering if Ric ever got his ldap server up and running.
> >>
> >> He was "blind, crazy, old and cranky" at the start of this thread.  I can't 
> >> begin to imagine his state of mind by now.  He stopped by and asked for 
> >> directions and a discussion erupted about GPS and what is the best map 
> >> projection technique and why you can't there from here.  :-) :-) :-)
> >>
> >> Ramble on....
> >>
> > I happen to like flexibility and I hate cut and paste computing. It's funny because you'd
> think
> > the former would be more expensive than the latter.....
> 
> Well that certainly is a personal decision.  Sometimes people just want 
> something to work and they don't want to delve into the details at the moment.

True it is a personal decision but when it breaks who's going to fix it? The downside, in my
opinion to what i term cut and paste computing is that when it breaks you don't know what to do.
If you got your hands dirty putting it together then getting under the hood doesn't scare you and
generally the problem becomes easier to solve. It may not be true in all cases but it helps alot
when you know what went into setting it up vs. relying on a preconfigured notion of what it should
be and having no say in the matter. 

> I'm glad to see Ric got it working.  His message came in after I sent mine 
> about not knowing if he got it running or not.
> 
> I certainly hope the "circle jerk" doesn't continue too much longer.  Heaven 
> knows we have seen a few of those recently.  :-)  I can't remember any of 
> those types of "discussions" ending with one party saying "You're right!  I 
> see the error in my ways".

Surrender? Never!!! ;)
-Max


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