On Wed, July 18, 2012 11:51 am, Tero Kivinen wrote:
> Dan Harkins writes:
>> Absolutely yes. There are still a lot of IKEv1 implementations out
>> and also there are other protocols that use the IANA registry from
>> namely IEEE 802.11-2012. Any curve that you add to the IKEv2 registry
>> has to be added to the IKEv1 registry.
> Why would any other protocol use IKEv1 IANA registries? Are you now
> talking about the authentication method registry or the diffie-hellman
> groups registry?
The "diffie-hellman groups registry".
> It is bad idea to use registry for any other reason than where it is
> created, and adding stuff to IKEv1 IANA registry not for IPsec use,
> but for use for some other protocols seems like quite funny.
It was created to map an unsigned short to a complete domain parameter
set and that is exactly how it is being used.
> My personal opinion about that is that it is IEEE 802.11-2012 problem
> if they use IANA registry for some other purposes than what it is
> intended for.
I think your opinion that this is "some other purpose" is wrong.