www-infrastructure-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Tony Stevenson <pct...@apache.org>
Subject Re: LDAP custom-asf schema - family name?
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2011 07:52:55 GMT
On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 09:49:35AM +0200, Emmanuel L├ęcharny wrote:
> On 6/9/11 9:35 AM, sebb wrote:
> >Tony wrote that he is working on the custom-asf schema currently.
> >
> >It would be very useful for generating sorted lists of names if LDAP
> >contained each person's given name and family name - or at least the
> >family name and the full name.
> >
> >Is that something that exists already, or is being considered?
> >
> >Also, there is a distinction between a person's full name (legal name)
> >and their name as they wish it to be known publicly. These are not
> >always the same.
> >
> >For the purposes of generating public output, of course the public
> >name should always be used.
> >
> >This is not always directly related to the full name, so it implies
> >that the family name should either be public or there need to be
> >separate versions for the full and public versions.
> >
> >Note: where a family name has two words - e.g. Lewis Ship - this could
> >perhaps be rendered in HTML output using an encoded space, e.g.&nbsp;
> >
> In LDAP, we usually use those three existing AttributeType to store
> such informations :
> - cn (commonName)
> - sn (surname)
> - gn (givenName)

Indeed, and some folks do have tehse values set.  I do want to populate these, so I'll likely
hack up a script to populate them this week sometime. 


-- 

Cheers,
Tony


---------------------------------------
Tony Stevenson

tony@pc-tony.com  //  pctony@apache.org
tony@caret.cam.ac.uk

http://blog.pc-tony.com

GPG - 1024D/51047D66
--------------------------------------"


Mime
View raw message