>>> Hallvard B Furuseth <email@example.com> 1/3/04 7:31:14 AM >>>
>> 4. Elements of Protocol
>> In order to support future Standards Track extensions to this
>> protocol, extensibility is implied where it is allowed (per ASN.1).
>> In addition, ellipses (...) have been supplied in ASN.1 types that
>> are explicitly extensible as discussed in [LDAPIANA]. Because of the
>> implied extensibility, clients and servers MUST (unless otherwise
>> specified) ignore trailing SEQUENCE components whose tags they do not
>Can you explain what 'extensibility is implied where it is allowed'
>means, or would that take more words than ought to be used here?
>Most of the draft can be read without detailed knowledge of ASN.1 -
If I remember right, it applies to SEQUENCE, SET and CHOICE. I'll try to dig it out of X.680 again and add some clarifying text.