Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) entryUUID Operational Attribute
RFC 4530

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(Steven Bellovin) Discuss

Discuss (2004-04-15 for -)
I'm probably confused -- but where is the description of how UUIDs are 
assigned?  Note that this can be security-critical; this document 
suggests that UUIDs are public, but can be used in security contexts.  
Used how?  Are access rights determined by UUID?  What if the UUID is 
reassigned?  At the least, these issues need clarifying.  (Note: the 
document appears to cite [ISO11578] as the normative reference for 
UUIDs.  I'm willing to believe that, but the title does not lead one to 
suspect that that is indeed the case.  Again, clarifying text would 

(Ted Hardie) Yes

(Harald Alvestrand) No Objection

Comment (2004-04-15 for -)
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Reviewed by John Loughney, Gen-ART
Note: we are also working on draft-mealling-uuid-urn, which does not refer to the same base spec for UUIDs. Is there something to be said for cross-IETF consistency on UUIDs?
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(Bill Fenner) No Objection

(Sam Hartman) No Objection

(Scott Hollenbeck) No Objection

(Russ Housley) No Objection

Comment (2004-04-13 for -)
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  In section 3: s/benefits of use of DNs/benefits over the of use of DNs/

(David Kessens) No Objection

(Allison Mankin) No Objection

(Thomas Narten) No Objection

(Jon Peterson) No Objection

(Bert Wijnen) No Objection

(Alex Zinin) No Objection