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Re: objectIdentifier Macros?

<quote who="Howard Chu">
> Gavin Henry wrote:
>> Evening all,
>> Are OID Macros specific to slapd?
> They're a feature of X.500 that was lost in the translation to LDAP. I
> implemented them for OpenLDAP and as far as I know they're unique to
> OpenLDAP.
> I messed with them a bit; in X.500 specs they still just use dots as
> separators but I found that too ambiguous for parsing, so I used colons.

Ah, thought so. So when doing a schema that *could* be used amoungst other
vendors, just use the hard way...

OK, thanks.

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>    Director, Highland Sun        http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
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