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Re: Flaw in design about how delete's are handled (ITS#2425)

--On Tuesday, April 08, 2003 9:11 AM +0200 Pierangelo Masarati 
<ando@sys-net.it> wrote:

> Or replace ALL values with a new SET of values, with the desired
> changes.  I think that if an attribute does not have a mathcing
> rule on the server side, it means that the designer of the
> attribute assumed there is no need for the server to be able to
> do matches on it; however the client, which should be aware of the
> semantics of the attribute, if it's using it, should be able to do
> comparisons and what else is needed to arrange a modified list of
> values which will replace the old one "in toto".  As you see, there
> is a workaround to your problem, which, I insist, it's not server's
> fault.


Thanks, that helps. :)  Although I'm not quite sure I qualify our program 
that feeds the directory any and all of its data as a client... I think of 
it as more a supplier to the master. ;)


Quanah Gibson-Mount
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Stanford University
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