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From Stefan Seelmann <m...@stefan-seelmann.de>
Subject Re: [Fwd: [ldap] Re: AW: Re: LDAP Addressbook / schema selection]
Date Mon, 22 Jan 2007 21:29:14 GMT
Very interesting.

RFC4520 section 3.5 says:

   Options beginning with "x-" are for Private Use and cannot be
   registered.

So if ADS would accept such private options the user could define
his/her own options.
street;x-home
street;x-work

Regards,
Stefan



Enrique Rodriguez schrieb:
> On 1/21/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
>> Well, I don't know to much about famillies, but I think that we might
>> workaround the problem of first email, second email, etc by using
>> attribute descriptions options :
>>
>> mail;primary: my.primary.email@apache.org
>> mail;office: my.office.email@iktek.com
>
> Could this technique also be used for multiple attributes that are
> typically grouped together?  As a specific example, would you do this
> with addresses, say for a shipping address vs. a secondary shipping
> address?
>
> In RFC 2596 the technique is used for language codes:
>
> streetAddress: 1 University Street
> streetAddress;lang-en: 1 University Street
> streetAddress;lang-fr: 1 rue Universite
>
> Would it make sense to handle shipping address vs. secondary shipping
> address attributes (from RFC 2256:  X.500 User Schema) this way?
>
> street;home: 5 Main St.
> street;work: 10 Commercial Way
> ... similarly for st, l, and c (state, locality, and country).
>
> Enrique


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