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Re: ldapadd rejects zero-length attribute value in ldif (ITS#3364)

ando@sys-net.it wrote:

>>Ok, thanks a lot ! I was confusing between "zero-length" and presence.
>>And just another little question : do you know why DN can be zero-length
>>most of the syntaxes need at least one character ? Is there a particular
>>usage ?
>I don't know if there is any philosophical reason for that.  The DN "" is
>the rootDSE, so there's at least a practical reason.
I don't know the motivation either, but this is the solution for 
objectclasses like groupOfNames which require a "member" attribute....

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