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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:h.b.furuseth@usit.uio.no]
>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
> entry?"
> 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.