Re: [abfab] Review of draft-ietf-abfab-aaa-saml-11

Stefan Paetow <> Tue, 20 October 2015 07:58 UTC

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> The "SAML-Message" attribute is now called "SAML-Protocol". The "SAML-Assertion" keeps the name.
> The attribute in FR is a Vendor-Specific one, assigned to UKERNA, so it can be called whichever they want, since the one in the IETF draft has not been standardized yet.
> When the RFC is published, that will change to the proper name. Something similar happended with RFC 7055's attributes. They were moved from dictionary.ukerna to dictionary.7055, with proper asignements of attribute numbers.

That may be the case, but I checked the UKERNA dictionary and didn't find it there... In fact that's the first place I looked because I assumed the above.

So it's probably a good idea to submit a pull request to make sure this is in FR.

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