Re: [Ace] [EXTERNAL] Francesca Palombini's Discuss on draft-ietf-ace-oauth-authz-38: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Thu, 25 March 2021 16:17 UTC

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On 2021-03-25, at 16:57, Francesca Palombini <francesca.palombini=40ericsson.com@dmarc.ietf.org> wrote:
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> 13. -----
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>   valid access token.  The AS Request Creation Hints message is a CBOR
>   map, with an OPTIONAL element "AS" specifying an absolute URI (see
> 
> FP: another case where CBOR seem mandatory.. Is this the case, even if HTTP or other protocol is used?

Without commenting on the specific issue, I think that this is a symptom for the fact that we don’t have easy-to-use vocabulary to describe data structures that can be represented both in JSON and in CBOR.

Wait, except that we have that.  It’s called CDDL.

Grüße, Carsten