Re: Problem with oid root used in RFC 1274

Colin Robbins <c.robbins@nexor.co.uk> Wed, 09 June 1993 18:19 UTC

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From: Colin Robbins <c.robbins@nexor.co.uk>
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Subject: Re: Problem with oid root used in RFC 1274

   >There would obviously be some difficulty with a change-over to 
   >synonymous valid oids. It will be extremely difficult unless Directory 
   >implementations can handle synonyms - but I believe many can.

FYI, The paper OSI-DS 36 describes a general alias mechanism that can
be used to alias  OIDS with exactly this form of transition in mind.

Colin