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Re: defining an LDAP schema for address books and PIMs
Jochen Laser wrote:
I totally agree with Dieter in that there is need for better
standardization here. You have hit on an important issue.
You should consider taking over this discussion to the general
LDAP List, firstname.lastname@example.org.
But I'd recommend to post schema proposals as personal I-D on the
ietf-ldapext list. Although this WG has be closed this mailing is still the
most appropriate forum. I'd be willing to co-author such a draft.
I consider all the mozillaPerson, evolutionPerson, <whatever app>Person
schema to be just quick hacks. People who defined these schema definitions
don't bother with researching existing person schema definitions which leads
to conflicting use of e.g. attribute type names. Unfortunately most of the
"schema designers" are somewhat resistent to learn about LDAP *before*
defining such a schema. And afterwards they refuse to fix flaws in favour of
being backward-compatible to their own mess. (Edward seems to be a notable