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Re: (ITS#4730) Overlay that generates operational attributes to support GUI interaction

> This overlay provides simple support for allowedAttributes and
> allowedAttributesEffective, a (somewhat broken) AD feature that is
> intended to
> help GUIs into determining, based on the current objectClass values of an
> object, what attributes would comply with the schema (without distinction
> between "allowed" and "required"), by listing them in "allowedAttributes",

This could be made more useful by providing ";x-allowed" or ";x-required"
options to "allowedAttributes", so that GUI developers can easily handle
mandatory vs. optional fields.  However, I bet this would break existing
applications that make use of those attributes.


Ing. Pierangelo Masarati
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