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Re: [xml-dev] RE: Encoding charset of HTTP Basic Authentication

On 01/02/12 21:11, John Cowan wrote:
> Peter Flynn scripsit:
>> The OSI stuff was truly a nightmare to implement. An object lesson in
>> how not to construct a suite of protocols. Perhaps the sole legacies of
>> X.500 are the ghastly mess that is AD internals, and the use of the word
>> "distinguished" :-)
> Well, LDAP is hardly dead.

That I grant you, but I think that was designed for TCP/IP. I tried to 
implement a QUIPU X.500 directory once and gave up (and that was with 
personal tutelage from one of the authors).


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