Subject Re: [eduGAIN-discuss] mari plan & next steps
From "Cantor, Scott" <cantor.2@xxxxxxx>
Date Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:37:55 +0000

On 10/29/14, 12:00 PM, "Lukas Hämmerle" <lukas.haemmerle@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Others insist on you enumerating everything you can use and then only
>> sending you what they're happy to release.
>Isn't that the most reasonable approach, combined with some logic on the
>SP that throws an error message e.g. if neither displayName, commonName
>or givenName+sn is available even though the name is crucial for the
>operation of the service?

One reason RequestedAttribute still matters is that without a way to use
that approach, you can't signal required vs. optional, and there are
federations increasingly looking at per-attribute consent, rightly or

-- Scott