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Re: Models: structural subclass of auxiliary object class
At 11:57 AM 1/31/2003, Hallvard B Furuseth wrote:
>I've just realized that there is one time it might make sense for
>an auxiliary object class to subclass a structural class, which
>[Models] 2.4.3 disallows:
>With multiple inheritance ([Models] 2.4), one might want a structural
>object class which inherits from one structural class and one or more
>auxiliary classes. I suppose there is some risk that we'll meet an
>X.500 installation which does that and thus cannot gateway to LDAP.
Well, since the semantics of such an auxiliary class is not well defined in X.500,
if someone is using such... they really should submit revisions to X.501 to define
the desired semantics. Once they do that, someone can then adapt these revisions
for use in LDAP. But until there are well defined semantics for which we can
demonstrate multiple interoperable independently implementations of, we need to
state that such is not allowed.