Demystifying LDAP
Subject:   LDAP made easier
Date:   2006-08-09 07:40:30
From:   mentata
Response to: LDAP is harder to program than using an ORM like Hibernate

efforts should be made for developers to understand LDAP more easily and program with LDAP more efficiently... I'd like to see an abstraction over LDAP for user management that suffices most user management needs with extension points to customise to each organisation's needs...

Well it isn't limited to user management, but:

I am aiming in that same general direction.