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Re: ldap V3 and european accent

On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 02:46:42PM +0200, Fabrice Nouet wrote:
> So is an UTF synthax attribut exists as IA5 exists as caseExactIA5Match !?!

The syntax is Directory String,
Quite a lot of the common attributes use this syntax. There are several
matchingrules, for instance you have caseIgnoreMatch and caseExactMatch.

> If not I will have to patch perlLdap - php and Java to encode
> into UTF-8 ..... (I use octetString to avoid it) !

If you use octetString, how do you for instance do case insensitive
matching? And yes, you will need some tool to create UTF-8, I'm
often using PHP but there are many tools that can do it.