Vendor Encapsulated Options Bug?

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at
Mon Dec 10 16:00:42 UTC 2007

On Sat, Dec 08, 2007 at 03:09:17PM +1100, Glenn Satchell wrote:
> know how to decode the values. I guess you could argue that is a bug in
> the client perhaps?

2132 allows vendors to document the option as a single value (or
anything they fancy).  The encapsulation (or sub options) is just a

In this case, the vendor is being a bit lame and shortsighted, but
not 'protocol broken'.

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