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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: interface Partition: Difference between getSuffixDn() and getUpSuffixDn?
Date Sun, 12 Oct 2008 16:37:05 GMT
Stefan Zoerner wrote:
> Hi all!
Hi Stefan,
> I try to experiment with the Partition interface in order to provide a 
> simple example for the Docs. Here is a question I have.
> In the interface 
> (which I have to implement) the two methods getSuffixDn() and 
> getUpSuffixDn() have the same javadoc. It states "Gets the 
> distinguished/absolute name of the suffix for all entries stored 
> within this ContextPartition."
yeah, this is pretty lousy.
> What is the difference between the two, and what exactly does the "Up" 
> in getUpSuffixDn() mean? I was thinking about "user provided". Perhaps 
> one is expected in a normalized way ... But these are only guesses.
It's 'User provided', which doe snot make a lot of sense when you know 
that you get a DN, which already provides methods to get the UP value.

It certainly has to be fixed...

Thanks for pointing out this !

cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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