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From Stefan Zoerner <>
Subject Re: [TERMINOLOGY] Is there a name for ... ?
Date Tue, 10 Apr 2007 18:42:15 GMT
Ole Ersoy wrote:
> If a have a DN like this:
> cn=Accounts, cn=users, cn=example, ou=com
> ...
> Is it the "Root Context"?  We might call it a "Partition Context", but 
> I'm trying to find a standard term...

It is not necessarily so that your ou=com is equivalent to a partition 
in ApacheDS (or a naming context in any other server solution), the 
suffix name may also be "dc=example,dc=com" (as in our example partition 
in the default server.xml).

Perhaps rightmost part of the DN is a good term, although I do not know 
  many cases in which it would be helpful to use ...


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