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Re: Q: "opjectClass: top" or not?

Christian Kratzer wrote:
> very interesting point.
> I have a customer with an enterprise application that insists on having an
> explicit objectClass: top on all entries.
> Their developers argue that the rfcs mandate an explicit objectClass: top on
> all entries.  I argue that the wording in the respective rfcs is not exact
> enough.  Having an objectClass that inherits from top should be enough from my
> point of view.
> I am currently travelling and cannot lookup the rfc.

I vaguely remember having researched this as well many years ago. Don't
remember the details but I came up with the following recommendations:

For client developers: Don't require object class 'top'.

For LDAP admins: Add object class 'top' to all entries.

Ciao, Michael.

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