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Re: [grouper-dev] beta testing real-time provisioning ?

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  • From: Peter Schober <>
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  • Subject: Re: [grouper-dev] beta testing real-time provisioning ?
  • Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 12:03:10 +0100
  • Organization: Vienna University Computer Center

* Tom Zeller
[2012-01-10 21:57]:
> >>  dn : cn=groupA,ou=groups
> >>  member: cn=memberA,ou=people
> >>  member: cn=memberB,ou=people
> >>  member: cn=groupB,ou=people
> >
> > Why still have cn=groupB as member of cn=groupA, if you already
> > included all of cn=groupB's members in cn=groupA?
> For humans or applications that may be interested in the hierarchical
> structure of group memberships. Not a convincing argument, hence my
> survey.

OK, but those people would only see the hierarchical structure of the
groups themselfs (not the memberships derived from that), since all
members of groupB will appear to be (direct/immediate) members of
groupA, when in fact they're not. So this might even lead to more
questions down the road.

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