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RFC 2849, "The LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF) - Technical Specification", June 2000

Source of RFC: IETF - NON WORKING GROUP
Area Assignment: app

Errata ID: 4009
Status: Verified
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Giovanni Cannata
Date Reported: 2014-06-09
Verifier Name: Barry Leiba
Date Verified: 2014-06-11

Section LDIF Syntax says:

change-moddn             = ("modrdn" / "moddn") SEP
                            "newrdn:" (    FILL rdn /
                                       ":" FILL base64-rdn) SEP
                            "deleteoldrdn:" FILL ("0" / "1")  SEP
                            0*1("newsuperior:"
                            (    FILL distinguishedName /
                             ":" FILL base64-distinguishedName) SEP)

It should say:

change-moddn             = ("modrdn" / "moddn") SEP
                            "newrdn:" (    FILL rdn /
                                       ":" FILL base64-rdn) SEP
                            "deleteoldrdn:" FILL ("0" / "1")  SEP [8]
                            0*1("newsuperior:"
                            (    FILL distinguishedName /
                             ":" FILL base64-distinguishedName) SEP)

Note 8: If deleteoldrdn is "0" the old rdn will be kept; if it is "1"
the old rdn will be deleted.

Notes:

There is no formal specification of the meaning of the "deleteoldrdn" value 0 or 1. 1 stands for deletion, 0 stands for keeping the old rdn. Add a note to explain the value meaning.

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Verifier note:
It is correct that the meaning of "deleteoldrdn" is never explained in the document. The proposed resolution is a reasonable fix for that, and such an explanation is needed.

Errata ID: 4377
Status: Verified
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Keita Kondou
Date Reported: 2015-05-28
Verifier Name: Barry Leiba
Date Verified: 2015-05-28

Section LDIF Syntax says:

ldap-oid                 = 1*DIGIT 0*1("." 1*DIGIT)
                           ; An LDAPOID, as defined in [4]

It should say:

ldap-oid                 = 1*DIGIT 0*("." 1*DIGIT)
                           ; An LDAPOID, as defined in [4]

Notes:

ldap-oid syntax on RFC2849 allow only ONE dot.
But it should allow decimal string separated by multi dots.

RFC2251 LDAPOID definition:
The LDAPOID is a notational convenience to indicate that the
permitted value of this string is a (UTF-8 encoded) dotted-decimal
representation of an OBJECT IDENTIFIER.

LDAPOID ::= OCTET STRING

For example,

1.3.6.1.4.1.1466.1.2.3

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