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1999-03-31 14:18:25
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This draft is a work item of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group of the IETF.

        Title           : Enhanced Security Services for S/MIME
        Author(s)       : P. Hoffman
        Filename        : draft-ietf-smime-ess-12.txt
        Pages           : 38
        Date            : 30-Mar-99
This document describes four optional security service extensions for
S/MIME. The services are:
 - signed receipts
 - security labels
 - secure mailing lists
 - signing certificates
The first three of these services provide functionality that is similar
to the Message Security Protocol [MSP4], but are useful in many other
environments, particularly business and finance. Signing certificates
are useful in any environment where certificates might be transmitted
with signed messages.

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