Re: [radext] Update RFC 6929 in draft-ietf-radext-radius-fragmentation

Alan DeKok <aland@deployingradius.com> Thu, 20 March 2014 14:52 UTC

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Subject: Re: [radext] Update RFC 6929 in draft-ietf-radext-radius-fragmentation
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Michael Richardson wrote:
> It's not just the document/WG, it is also users of the protocol who think
> that they are in a walled garden, and can abuse reserved fields.

  I have zero sympathy for such people.

> The WG will be shutdown at some point,

  Never!

> An Experimental document can allocate bits from a standard... on an
> experimental basis.  ECN bits were done that way.

  OK.

  I'm not sure we want an IANA registry for these bits.  It seems
overkill.  But it would be a way to track their allocation.

  Alan DeKok.