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From Kiran Ayyagari <ayyagariki...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: interface Partition: Difference between getSuffixDn() and getUpSuffixDn?
Date Sun, 12 Oct 2008 16:42:40 GMT
hi Stefan,

 yeah you are right getSuffixDn() gives a normalized DN where as 
getUpSuffixDn() gives the user provided.

 Will change the javadoc.

 Kiran Ayyagari

Stefan Zoerner wrote:
> Hi all!
>
> 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 org.apache.directory.server.core.partition.Partition 
> (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."
>
> 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.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>     Stefan
>
>

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