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Re: NIS scheme

At 02:41 PM 7/20/00 -0700, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
>For each syntax there are two key functions which must be
>provided, validate and normalize.

correction:  For each syntax there are two key functions,
the validator and the normalizer.  The validater function used
to check basic syntax and is required to allow storage of
attributes of the syntax and to implement matching rules
who's assertion values of the syntax.  The second is the
optional normalizer which normalizes values for matching