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At 04:03 PM 2002-01-08, Stefan Alfredsson wrote:
>On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 11:45:47AM -0900, Matthew Schumacher wrote:
>> Should I be using a different OID? I mean, what is one to do without a
>> formal standard?
>you can always register your own OID tree with IANA.
>A better solution would be that it was standardized though,
>instead of everyone registering their own OID's for useful
>attributes only specified in drafts :)
>maybe I dont understand the OID concept completely, but some
>kind of "local" OID would be nice, kind of the privete IP address
There is experimental OID space (126.96.36.199.3.x) provided by IANA.
Also, 1.1.x is dead name space.
Of course, one should not use such OIDs except for experiments.
>I.e. I know my ldap server will never be accessed from outside
>my own network, and even if I had to in the future I could always
>register an official branch and slapcat/add the database (assuming
>oid's are used as database keys).
>I am using the broken technique of textual information for
>my local objectclasses/attrs (ABC.1.2 etc), but I expect
>to be bitten when I upgrade the next time because of the fixes :)
>> Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
>> > At 11:20 AM 2002-01-08, Matthew Schumacher wrote:
>> >>That list has been dead for a long time... the last post is dated "Thu Apr 26 2001 - 18:53:54 PDT" Anyway, to answer the question, no, there has never been any decision on the OID. In my setup I am using 2.16.8188.8.131.520.3.2.147
>> > That's a improperly delegated OID. I suspect a typo of:
>> > 2.16.840.1.1137184.108.40.206
>> > Kurt