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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 16:43:34 GMT
I like that idea as well.

I'll get them all in the design guide.

Thanks,
- Ole



Alex Karasulu wrote:
> Good idea Emmanuel.  Permit me to extend on this a bit ...
> 
> Perhaps instead of getting really long OIDs you can use instead compute 
> a hashCode from the suffix and just concat that as the
> least significant OID term.  For example:
> 
> 1.3.6.1.4.1.18060.0.4.X.2.org.tuscany.das.ldap.config.DASConfig.baseDN
> 
> Can be the following valid OID if the hashCode for 
> org.tuscany.das.ldap.config.DASConfig.baseDN is 123456:
> 
> 1.3.6.1.4.1.18060.0.4.X.2.123456
> 
> WDYT?
> 
> Alex
> 
> On 4/5/07, *Ole Ersoy* <ole.ersoy@gmail.com 
> <mailto:ole.ersoy@gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     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>
>      > <mailto: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> < http://www.iktek.com>
> 
> 

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