Re: Rep : overloading cn= in the DIT

George Michaelson <G.Michaelson@cc.uq.oz.au> Fri, 17 July 1992 12:38 UTC

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To: "Alain Zahm (Tel +33 (16) 93-65-34-65)" <zahm@osi.e3x.fr>
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Subject: Re: Rep : overloading cn= in the DIT
In-reply-to: Your message of "17 Jul 92 13:07:35 +0100." <7113748553403zahm*zahm@osi.e3x.fr>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 92 21:24:35 +1000
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From: George Michaelson <G.Michaelson@cc.uq.oz.au>

Still dont like the model. requiring me to use specified syntax in a
(esentially) freeform type is wrong. If thats the solution then its
as bad as the problem.

The answer is: shoot all DUA designers who dont hide this from the user.

If MTA/DUA/NSAP/other was not co-erced into cn= instances, that wouldnt
be neccessary. regretably...

On a more serious note, to what extent IS this foisted on us by the
standards? do we have room to re-consider before the DIT grows too
big to change?

-George