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Re: o and c or dc?
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> on Tue, 13 Jan 2004 13:50:46 -0800, "Kurt D. Zeilenga" <Kurt@OpenLDAP.org> said:
Kurt> At 01:05 PM 1/13/2004, Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker wrote:
Kurt> >True, we currently have a DNS structure that allows for delegation of
Kurt> >zone authority, and it works well. What I'd like to know is if there
Kurt> >is a possibility, at least in theory, to have something similar for
Kurt> >directories through referals? There would be a set of, eh, root LDAP
Kurt> >servers that would contain referals to countries, and the servers they
Kurt> >refer to would contain referals to the next level as well as entries
Kurt> >with only two RDNs in the name, and so on. Basically mimicing the DNS
Kurt> >structure with pure LDAP. Is this at all possible?
Kurt> Yes, as demonstrated by various X.500 pilots (include later ones which
Kurt> supported LDAP as well as DAP).
OK. It's obvious my history "schooling" is lacking a bit, so bear
with me. Is any of those pilots still active, or does one need to
start something new if what I propose would get done at all? Is it a
bad idea perchace, and in thar case, why?
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