Re: [Ace] Proposed charter for ACE (EAP over CoAP?)

Christian Amsüss <> Wed, 09 December 2020 13:28 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Ace] Proposed charter for ACE (EAP over CoAP?)
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Hello ACE,

On Thu, Dec 03, 2020 at 01:20:08PM +0000, Daniel Migault wrote:
> It seems ACE to me that ACE could be home for such a document. I am
> wondering if emu core or any other WG believe there is a better place
> for it.

If nothing else, I'd be curious to see EAP-over-CoAP this sketched out;
interactions with NOOB. (The "film a blinking LED to get mutual
authentication" sounds particularly promising).

Care would need to be taken to follow CoRE best practices (not that we'd
have a good set of standard recommendations, but at least on concrete
points we usually manage consensus), both because anything built on CoAP
coming from the IETF will be seen as something of a reference example,
and also to leverage its full optimization potential. CCs to core when
this is put on the agenda for ACE interims might be a good idea.

Go for it :-)


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