Subject Re: [eduGAIN-discuss] mari plan & next steps
From Leif Johansson <leifj@xxxxxxxx>
Date Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:33:43 +0100

On 2014-10-29 17:52, Peter Schober wrote:
> * Cantor, Scott <cantor.2@xxxxxxx> [2014-10-29 17:42]:
>> 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
>> wrongly.
> Interesting. So meta-attribute names are really about reviving the
> isRequired="true|false" flag (and thereby reviving RequestedAttributes
> itself), which we've given up on -- mostly because of the inability to
> express multiple acceptable alternatives?

The problem is that we haven't given up on it :-) and we probably won't
because some of our lawyers tell us that attribute requirements have to
be minimal and hence specific.

	Cheers Leif