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Re: (ITS#3921) authzTo/authzFrom syntax

ando@sys-net.it wrote:
> Full_Name: Pierangelo Masarati
> Version: HEAD
> OS: irrelevant
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Submitted by: ando
> authzTo/authzFrom should have a specific syntax, so that they can be validated
> (early detection of configuration errors) and possibly prettified/normalized to
> ease and speed up their parsing any time they're evaluated (e.g., avoid repeated
> DN normalizations and so).
I don't think this is practical, but feel free to prove me wrong. The 
same issue arises with authz-regexp, as well as ACL clauses that accept 
regexp's. We don't really know what it means to normalize a regexp.

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