uid -- unique or user?

Tim Smith (tsmith@bug.com)
Wed, 11 Sep 1996 18:22:55 -0500

Hi gang.

There seems to be some ambiguity with regard to the attribute UID --
X.520 seems to refer to it as the "uniqueIdentifier." But various
discussions in this forum, client apps, and other UMich documents
seem to be using it as the userID.

Anyone care to elucidate?

Tim Smith
Brooklyn Union