Internationalized String Matching Rules for X.500

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The existing X.500 Directory Service technical specifications do not precisely define how string matching is to be performed. This has lead to a number of interoperability problems. This document provides string preparation profiles for standard syntaxes and matching rules defined in X.520.


Kurt Zeilenga (

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