LDAP attribute names are usually not case-sensitive. I had a couple of
reasons for handling those the way I did, but I can be persuaded
otherwise!

On 5/17/06, Andre Nathan <andre / digirati.com.br> wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 04:47 +0900, Andre Nathan wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 04:37 +0900, Francis Cianfrocca wrote:
> > > Did you have any other problems with the unreleased version of the library
> > > that I sent you? There's actually a lot of new behavior in there that hasn't
> > > been documented yet :-). (We're trying to make the LDAP API a lot more
> > > streamlined and intuitive.)
> >
> > No problems here, but I only did testing with #search and #replace.
> > Everything worked fine.
>
> I've noticed that the attribute names are downcased when they're
> returned in a search result (for example, 'shadowFlag'
> becomes :shadowflag). Couldn't this cause problems with duplicate
> attribute names? (I'm assuming LDAP is case-sensitive but I actually
> don't know).
>
> Andre
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