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"Require value" not honored for datatype "Entity"?

I've noticed an odd behavior (latest release: Providence v1.7.8):

A metadata element container with a sub-element of datatype "Entities" is marked as "Require value" (because it's a mandatory field). However, I'm able to save the form without any problems even when this field is left empty.

Is there anything I've overlooked?
Thank you very much in advance :smile:

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