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Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP): Internationalized String Preparation
RFC 4518

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From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    ldapbis mailing list <>, 
    ldapbis chair <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'LDAP: Internationalized String 
         Preparation' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'LDAP: Internationalized String Preparation '
   <draft-ietf-ldapbis-strprep-08.txt> as a Proposed Standard

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

The IESG contact persons are Ted Hardie and Lisa Dusseault.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary
The previous Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) technical
specifications did not precisely define how character string matching
is to be performed.  This led to a number of usability and
interoperability problems.  This document defines string preparation
algorithms for character-based matching rules defined for use in LDAP.

Working Group Summary
The LDAPBIS working group came to consensus on this document.
Protocol Quality
This document was reviewed for the IESG by Ted Hardie

RFC Editor Note