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RE: o and c or dc?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Richard Levitte -
VMS Whacker

> In message
> <CB0BB0012D22D711BAA1000802584EF40259E5E9@it1msg10.italy.glaxo
> > on Mon, 12 Jan 2004 14:28:33 -0000, "Voglmaier, Reinhard
> Erich" <rv33100@gsk.com> said:
> rv33100> actually there are three :
> rv33100>
> rv33100> *	the traditional style inherited from X.500:
> such as o=test,c=nl
> rv33100> *	the DNS style: o=test.nl
> rv33100> *	the domain component style: dc=test,dc=nl
> It's the first time I hear about that "DNS style".  What programs
> expect that, and is it (more or less) formally documented anywhere?

Ignore that "DNS style", it's a poor idea. It turns the hierarchical DNS
structure into a flat namespace, defeating the purpose of both the LDAP and
DNS data models...

  -- Howard Chu
  Chief Architect, Symas Corp.       Director, Highland Sun
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