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RE: REMINDER: Consideration of draft-lior-radius-attribute-type-extension-01
Bernard Aboba <> allegedly scribbled on Tuesday, March 20, 2007 4:29 PM:
> On December 5, 2006 a call for review of the RADIUS extended
> attribute document was issued to the RADEXT WG as well as other IETF
> WGs affected by the document:
> Unfortunately, no review comments were received relating to this
> Given that the call for review occurred during the holiday season,we
> are reissuing the call for review.
I think that it's a wonderful idea! ;-)
> The RADEXT WG has a charter deliverable for an extended form of
> RADIUS attribute. The apparent consensus in the WG is to solve a
> very simple set of problems in this space, including the pending
> exhaustion of the standard RADIUS attribute IDs, a consistent
> mechanism for application layer fragmentation and reassembly for
> Diameter interoperability, and a consistent mechanism for grouping of
> attributes for data structuring, also for Diameter interoperability.
> Given the list of proposed work in RADEXT and other IETF WGs with
> RADIUS extensions work on their charters, it is conceivable that we
> might exhaust the existing IANA RADIUS registry for Attribute Types
> fairly soon.
> Therefore, this work is considered to be of some urgency.
> The structure of the extended attribute format currently under
> consideration may require changes in various RADIUS extensions drafts
> in RADEXT and other
> working groups. This assumes that at least some of these documents
> ultimately use the RADIUS extended attribute allocations.
> The RADEXT WG Chairs are requesting that the RADEXT WG and all other
> affected WGs please review the following document:
> Please comment as to whether this document is ready for adoption as a
> RADEXT WG work item, and provide comments as to suggested changes or
> mprovements by sending email to email@example.com. Please use
> the RADEXT Issue Tracker format template, found at:
> and submit your comments to the RADEXT WG mailing list with the
> keyword "New Issue" in the subject header.
> Please respond by April 10, 2006. Once all the resultant open issues
> have been resolved, the RADEXT WG Chairs expect that a WGLC will be
> issued on the revised draft soon thereafter.
> Thank you, in advance, for your timely review.
> Dave Nelson
> Bernard Aboba
> Co-Chairs, RADEXT WG
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