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Re: Errors in RFC 2307 and nis.schema?

At 10:24 AM 2001-09-09, Chuck Coker wrote:
>In RFC 2307 and the nis.schema file that ships with OpenLDAP, the following
>two entries list "description" as both MUST and MAY.


>Is there a reason for this?

I assume it was a mistake... but mistake or not, the schema is
what it is.

>Doesn't the MUST clause override the MAY clause, i.e., since it is in
>the MUST clause, doesn't that make it a required attribute?

The MUST requires the allowed attribute be present.
(All MUSTed attributes are implicitly allowed.)