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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ApacheDS 1.2 underscore in attrib name problem
Date Wed, 27 Aug 2008 17:07:34 GMT
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 8:20 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com>wrote:

> Martynas Brijunas wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I came across a proble today and not sure if this is a feature, or a bug.
>>
>> I am using DS to connect to our Oracle OID server. Running a search,
>> getting the results I expect to get. The problem starts when I want to
>> select which attributes to display. If I want to display "user_id",
>>
>>
> Underscores are not valid in an attributeType :
>
> attributetype = oid
> oid = descr / numericoid
> descr = keystring
> numericoid = number 1*( '.' number )
> keystring = leadkeychar *keychar
> leadkeychar = ALPHA
> keychar = ALPHA / DIGIT / '-'
> ALPHA   = %x41-5A / %x61-7A   ; "A"-"Z" / "a"-"z"
> DIGIT   = %x30 / LDIGIT       ; "0"-"9"
>
>
> (RFC 4512)
>
> I'm sorry that Oracle is not LDAP compliant...
>
>
That's hilarious.  My recommendation to the user is to get the hell off of
OID fast instead of expecting the tooling to support it's flaws.  My
experiences with OID have been utterly disastrous.

Alex

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