names and UID

Martin Konold martin.konold at
Tue Feb 22 00:34:25 CET 2005

Am Montag, 21. Februar 2005 21:34 schrieb Thorsten Schnebeck:


> Really? Using kio_ldap and KWord for making a serial letter I send the
> Easter greeting card to "Hans1 Meier" and "Hans2 Meier"? Sorry ,this is
> plain wrong and not neccessary. Emailaddress or UID are unique and so it is
> not problem to have hundreds of Hans Meier's, Peter Müller's and Jan
> Janssen's.

I agree with your findings. The current Kolab 2 implementation bases the dn on 
the cn. Currently the cn is composed from the firstname and lastname.

I think we shall seriously reconsider this decision for Kolab 3.

-- martin

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