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Re: ACI syntax
At 02:15 PM 6/7/00 -0400, Mark Valence wrote:
>I'll be updating the ACI syntax soon, and I need comments on what the
>OpenLDAPaci syntax should look like. I propose that we use a syntax
>similar to the latest LDAPaci syntax, which is a bit cleaner than
>what's implemented right now.
I'd like to divorce the two syntaxes as much as possible to avoid
confusion. LDAPaci is moving target, it will change. I rather
avoid having to explain subtle why subtle syntax differences
have significantly differences in semantics.
Are you talking about just a re-shuffle of the fields, or different
delimiters, or something else? The LDAPaci syntax has the necessary
fields: scope, rights, attributes, subject. We could come up with
more efficient arrangement, sure.
We could use a more ACL-like syntax, but since (from my perspective)
ACIs are constructed by software and not people, there's no need for