[rfc-dist] RFC 4517 on Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Syntaxes and Matching Rules

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        RFC 4517

        Title:      Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): 
                    Syntaxes and Matching Rules 
        Author:     S. Legg, Ed.
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       June 2006
        Mailbox:    steven.legg at eb2bcom.com
        Pages:      53
        Characters: 114285

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ldapbis-syntaxes-11.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4517.txt

Each attribute stored in a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
(LDAP) directory, whose values may be transferred in the LDAP
protocol, has a defined syntax that constrains the structure and
format of its values.  The comparison semantics for values of a
syntax are not part of the syntax definition but are instead provided
through separately defined matching rules.  Matching rules specify an
argument, an assertion value, which also has a defined syntax.  This
document defines a base set of syntaxes and matching rules for use in
defining attributes for LDAP directories.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the LDAP (v3) Revision
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and 
suggestions for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the 
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