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I-D ACTION:draft-legg-ldap-binary-00.txt

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	Title		: LDAP: The Binary Encoding Option
	Author(s)	: S. Legg
	Filename	: draft-legg-ldap-binary-00.txt
	Pages		: 9
	Date		: 2003-6-19
Each attribute stored in a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
(LDAP) directory has a defined syntax (i.e. data type).  A syntax
definition specifies how attribute values conforming to the syntax
are normally represented when transferred in LDAP operations.  This
representation is referred to as the LDAP-specific encoding to
distinguish it from other methods of encoding attribute values.  This
document defines an attribute option, the binary option, which can be
used to specify that the associated attribute values are instead
encoded according to the Basic Encoding Rules (BER) used by X.500

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