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RE: Distinguished values
Ramsay, Ron writes:
> Have you got lost in the semantics. The values in the AVA *are* values
> from the entry.
Not if they are different from the values in the entry. Unless you mean
something else with "are" than I do:-)
> Naturally, when you specify a DN, you may choose values that match,
...but are not identical, you mean? Yes, that's my point.
> but this is a choice that you make. The meaning of the AVA is that it
> identifies a distinguished value.
Anyway, if we are talking past each other here, maybe that means
Kurt's original suggestion is best despite your original objection.
>From: Hallvard B Furuseth [mailto:email@example.com]
>Ramsay, Ron writes:
>> Yes, but you can't match attributes, only attribute values!
>>Kurt D. Zeilenga writes:
>>> For instance, 2.2.1's
>>> These AVAs are chosen from the attributes of the entry.
>>> could be replaced with:
>>> These AVAs are chosen to match attributes of the entry.
> "These AVAs are chosen to match values from the attributes of the
> I suppose one could quibble that one can then choose RDN cn=foo to
> match street:foo when there is no cn:foo in the entry, but... um.