Name forms can be specified with existing schema components and don't require additional code for implementation.
The following formal specification for attribute types is provided in RFC 4512, section 126.96.36.199.
NameFormDescription = "(" wsp numericoid ; object identifier [ sp "NAME" sp qdescrs ] ; short name descriptor [ sp "DESC" sp qdstring ] ; description [ sp "OBSOLETE" ] ; not active sp "OC" sp oid ; structural object class sp "MUST" SP oids ; attribute types [ sp "MAY" sp oids ] ; attribute types extensions wsp ")" ; extensions followed by a white space and ")"
The following extensions are specific to the PingDirectory server and aren't defined in RFC 4512.
extensions = / "X-ORIGIN" / ; Specifies where the attribute type is defined "X-SCHEMA-FILE" / ; Specifies which schema file contains the definition "X-READ-ONLY" ; True or False. Specifies if the file that contains ; the schema element is marked as read-only in ; the server configuration.