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Title : Cryptographic Message Syntax
Author(s) : R. Housley
Filename : draft-ietf-smime-cms-06.txt
Pages : 41
Date : 06-Jul-98
This document describes the Cryptographic Message Syntax. This syntax is used
to digitally sign, digest, authenticate, or encrypt arbitrary messages.
The Cryptographic Message Syntax is derived from PKCS #7 version 1.5[RFC 2315].
Wherever possible, backward compatibility is preserved; however, changes were
necessary to accommodate attribute certificate transfer and key agreement
techniques for key management.
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