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Re: Mistake in the doc ?

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 6:10 PM, Buchan Milne
<bgmilne@staff.telkomsa.net> wrote:
> On Friday 29 August 2008 17:02:01 Vincent Panel wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Maybe I don't understand but,  I'm looking at § in this
>> document : http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin22/schema.html
>> The goal is to create an attributetype called "myUniqueName" which is
>> unique. With the last definition of this attributetype :
>>  attributetype ( NAME 'myUniqueName'
>>                DESC 'unique name with my organization'
>>                SUP name )
>> How can openldap guess that we cant a unique attributetype ?
> I don't see anything in the document you refer to that implies that slapd will
> enforce uniqueness on the attribute. It only states that organisations may
> maintain a unique ID (but does not state how).
>> Isn't there a SINGLE-VALUE missing at the end of the description ?
> Uniqueness is orthogonal to being multi-valued.

Ok, I didn't quite understand the meaning of SINGLE-VALUE, I see now.

But look at § : in the first example, SINGLE-VALUE is
specified and not in the second example. Is this because "name" is
already single-valued ?