Jon Warbrick wrote:
> The federation recommend that I don't do this, mainly on
> the grounds that doing so would be unusual, but also because I'd be
> using scope as a way of generating what amounts to new affiliation
> values. I understand this advice, though I'm on the verge of ignoring it.
Jon is too polite to say that it's me he's talking about here. I'm sure
that he isn't really ignoring me, either, but when it comes down to it
"after due consideration" sometimes it's necessary to do what you think
makes most sense in your situation.
In this case, the main downside of being "unusual" is the need to go out
and talk to the (perhaps many) service providers who need to buy into
the scheme, plus potentially having to have many such scopes to cover
many different SP-side requirements. It may be necessary as a stop-gap,
but I don't think it's a long term solution to anything.
-- Ian "never ignored, often disregarded ;-)"