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Re: Why do people fight about S/MIME vs. PGP rather than use MOSS?

1997-12-01 14:33:15
As far as I remember, MOSS is a MIMEisation of PEM.
PEM is based on X.509 and X.500. PEM imposed a centric view of the securi=
world (1 IPCA)

So MOSS imply X.509 and then ASN.1 as S/MIME does.


MOSS supports lots of different ways of identifying the participants,
X.509, user/mail name, key,...  with different trust models.

You might want to read the specs - see rfc1848, section 4.

--Sandy Murphy