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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: About AttributeType, superior and USAGE
Date Thu, 03 Dec 2009 02:47:57 GMT
Hi,

I removed the SUP element in those AT, to fix the issue.


Emmanuel Lecharny a écrit :
> Hi,
>
> I have an issue while refactoring the schema. I want to have your opinion
> about it.
>
> RFC 4512 states that :
>
> "
>
> 2.5.1.  Attribute Types
>
>    An attribute type governs whether the attribute can have multiple
>    values, the syntax and matching rules used to construct and compare
>    values of that attribute, and other functions.
> <snip>
>    The attribute type indicates whether the attribute is a user
>    attribute or an operational attribute.  If operational, the attribute
>    type indicates the operational usage and whether or not the attribute
>    is modifiable by users.  Operational attributes are discussed in
>    Section 3.4.
>
>    An attribute type (a subtype) may derive from a more generic
>    attribute type (a direct supertype).  The following restrictions
>    apply to subtyping:
>
>       - a subtype must have the same usage as its direct supertype,..."
>
> In our case, we have 5 AT which inherit from distinguishedName or
> Name, which is a User attrinuteType, and have another Usage :
> apacheAlias(distinguishedName),
> autonomousAreaSubentry(distinguishedName), apacheExistence (name),
> accessControlSubentries(distinguishedName),
> triggerExecutionSubentries(distinguishedName)
>
> I don't think they should inherit from any other AT, IMO. WDYT ?
>
>
>
>   


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