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Re: Request for Review: RADIUS Filter Attribute Document
On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 10:01:56PM -0700, Glen Zorn (gwz) wrote:
> Bernard Aboba <> supposedly scribbled on Wednesday, October 18, 2006
> 9:46 PM:
> >> I have mixed feelings. On the one hand, there is precedent for
> >> glomming all instances of an attribute together, for EAP. On the
> >> other, EAP is different in that the RADIUS code does not parse the
> >> result. What will happen with the next attribute, where a byte
> >> value of 0x00 may be valid?
> > This approach works for this particular attribute because the
> > IPFilter syntax only permits ASCII characters. It's not a general
> > solution, as you point out. That wider problem may be part of the
> > extended attribute discussion. Since NAS-Filter-Rule isn't an
> > extended attribute I think that discussion is somewhat orthogonal.
> I think that if we can really come to an agreement upon the extension
> method fairly soon it should be.
I strongly agree with Glen. "There's more than one way to do it" works
well for Perl but not for us.
Barney Wolff I never met a computer I didn't like.
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