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Re: Clarifying the DN text

From: Juan Carlos Cruellas <cruellas@ac.upc.edu>
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 16:35:09 +0200
Message-ID: <4668179D.5020906@ac.upc.edu>
To: XMLSec <public-xmlsec-maintwg@w3.org>


> I can live with it if we can't fix the existing text. But I wouldn't be
> happy changing our implementation to follow these encoding rules, simply
> because I believe the first rule makes the resulting DN non 2253
> compliant. I would really like to find out why in particular the first
> rule was imposed:
>
> Escape any trailing white space by replacing "\ " with "\20"
>   
RFC2253 section 2.4 second bullet of the list of cases where escaping is 
mandated, reads:

"a space character occuring at the end of the string".

do they not mean the same? and if not, is it on purpose or just that the 
first sentence did not capture the esence of the second?

Juan Carlos
Received on Thursday, 7 June 2007 14:35:32 GMT

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