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Re: (ITS#5662) Comments in schema declarations separated by semicolon
>>Michael Ströder wrote:
>>> The comments wouldn't have to persist in cn=config.
>> Perhaps not, but that makes the data in cn=config less comprehensible
>> than it would be in slapd.conf.
Well, that's no different from #comments at the beginning of lines.
Or the default values which back-config inserts. One can't tell
whether a value is present because the admin knew and thought about
it or because cn=config defaulted it.
>> Who benefits from this feature?
> An admin copying&pasting a schema from an standard document which uses
> this format. I'm currently looking at such a document with ~500
> occurences of OIDs used in declarations instead of NAMEs.
Which one? It's not RFC 4512 format. RFC 4512 uses ';' for comments
_about_ the syntax of schema elements, not _in_ their syntax.