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Re: DNs (Was: namedref updates)
At 11:38 PM 2001-10-28, Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
>"Kurt D. Zeilenga" wrote:
>> But the presence of an escape does not necessarily
>> mean the value needs to be escaped. That is, the
>> fact that a dnstr <CN=\5A> was escaped does not
>> imply that string representation of ava_value
>> (0x5A) needs to be escaped or cannot be represented
>> in the desired format.
>I agree; actually, when unescaping stuff like '\5A'
>I'm turning it into its byte representation, namely 'Z',
>so the string becomes printable. I think this is the
>one of the aims of parsing; in fact (at least this is
>what I infer from RFC's) a dn
>is equivalent to
>so they MUST have the same structural representation,
>Starting from this assumption, I can decide at
>__parse__ time what formats in dn2str will be available.
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