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Re: Ordering of data values of non-SINGLE-VALUE attributes


On Monday 07 February 2005 10:26, Marc Balmer wrote:
> I need to know if the data values of non-SINGLE-VALUE attributes are always
> returned in the same order they were stored or not.
> After searching the archives I found indications that this is *not* case,
> i.e. there is no guarantee that the data values are returned in the same or
> any order at all.
> Can someone confirm this?  Are there any RFCs describing the behaviour of
> multi-valued attributes?

AFAIK no order is garantueed.
If any specific implementation of an LDAP server returns the attributes
in a specific order then this is purely implemenation specific and may
change without notice.

Hope it helps
Peter Marschall
eMail: peter@adpm.de