RFC compliance for Access Challenge

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Dec 12 14:21:57 CET 2011

sanal kumar kariazhath wrote:
> As per RFC, it looks like the Access Challenge must not contain any
> attributes other than Reply-Message, State, Vendor-Specific,
> Session-Timeout and Idle-Timeout.

  Alan Buxey already had a good response.  Mine is:

	Who cares? What problem does it create?

  A fanatical dedication to RFC compliance is wrong.  For the simple
reason that the RFCs are often wrong.  I know because I wrote RFC 5080,
which talks about what's wrong with other RFCs.

  Alan DeKok.

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