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Re: Antw: Re: Q: monitoring attributes

Ulrich Windl wrote:
>>>> Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com> schrieb am 27.11.2013 um 17:35 in Nachricht
> <52961F54.2080603@symas.com>:
>> Ulrich Windl wrote:
>>>>>> Dieter KlÃnter<dieter@dkluenter.de> schrieb am 27.11.2013 um 11:15 in
>>>> In fact spaces in a commonName attribute value are in accordance with
>>>> X.520 practice.
>>> Hi!
>>> I believe that, but when printed two spaces look very similar to one
> space,
>>> and as I guess every space is significant, you can probably have "Joe 
>> OneSpace"
>>> and "Joe  TwoSpaces" as RDN.
>> Read RFC4518, don't guess.
> You mean?
> "For instance, the caseIgnoreMatch matching rule may be used to
> compare whether the commonName attribute contains a particular value
> without regard for case and insignificant spaces."
> "The caseIgnoreMatch matching rule [X.520], for example, is simply
> defined as being a case-insensitive comparison where insignificant
> spaces are ignored." 
> What's an "insignificant space, BTW."?

AFAIK leading or trailing spaces are insignificant when matching.

Ciao, Michael.

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