Name (NAME) depends on the context.

Name is an Identifier or Attribute of an Entity.

It has been said that the principal function of an operating system is to define a number of different Names for the same object, so that it can busy itself keeping track of the relationship between all of the different names. Network protocols seem to have somewhat the same characteristic. — David D. Clark, 1982

Some examples:

Name LDAP#

LDAP has several Name AttributeTypes:

Name or name LDAP Attribute Definition#

The Name AttributeTypes is defined as:


The name of the entity and sub-schema of Thing and is usually a text Data type

Ldapwiki refers you to name

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