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From Ole Ersoy <ole.er...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DAS OID GENERATION] Things that make you go hmmmm
Date Thu, 05 Apr 2007 13:46:50 GMT
Emmanuel,

Bottle of wine...in Amsterdam...Sooooooure :-)

I think using ascii values is a great idea.
I'll stick it in the design guide.

Thanks,
- Ole



Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
> Ole, David,
> 
> when I woke up this morning, under my shower, I had the idea I missed 
> yesturday evening  due to the bottle of wine I drunk ... - : why don't 
> you use the ascii value of each character to code your OID, postfixing 
> your PEN ? Something like :
> 1.3.6.1.4.1.18060.0.4.X.2.org.tuscany.das.ldap.config.DASConfig.baseDN 
> will be transformed to :
> 1.3.6.1.4.1.18060.0.4.X.2 (the prefix, where X is a number) 
> .111.114.103.46. ... (111 = 'o', 114='r', 103='g', 46 = '.', etc)
> 
> you will have very long OIDs, but this is not really a problem, and thy 
> will be unique worldwilde because the prefix is assigned to your 
> company, and you will have to manage the suffix (it's up to you to use 
> correct packages...)
> 
> 
> On 4/5/07, *David Jencks* <david_jencks@yahoo.com 
> <mailto:david_jencks@yahoo.com>> wrote:
> 
>     I would prefer to see a solution that mapped java objects to existing
>     schemas, and perhaps has a way to generate schemas with oids, but it
>     seems to me that autogeneration of something that is supposed to be
>     worldwide unique and meaningful may cause more difficulties than it
>     solves.
> 
> 
> The worldwide OID will be enforced through the prefix (and management in 
> the project :)
> 
>     For instance you'd need a way to reserve a unique PEN for each
>     installation on which you wanted to run this stuff.
> 
> 
> That's very true. But if you use ADS in a company,  then this company 
> should have a PEN (at least in theory: as there are only 28389 
> attributed PEN as of today ...).
> 
>     dunno, I'm kinda a beginner.
> 
> 
> you should be kidding ;)
> 
>     thanks
>     david jencks
> 
> 
> Emmanuel
> 
> -- 
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> www.iktek.com <http://www.iktek.com>

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