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RE: New SMime Capabilities item

1999-05-25 16:38:58

I think the question you are asking is what is the OID for
sMIMECapabilities?  It is already defined as:
sMIMECapabilities OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= {iso(1) member-body(2)
--    us(840) rsadsi(113549) pkcs(1) pkcs-9(9) 15}  -- -- [MSG]

If this is not the question you are asking, please be more explicit.


-----Original Message-----
From: Russ Housley [mailto:housley(_at_)spyrus(_dot_)com]
Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 1999 1:52 PM
To: Jim Schaad (Exchange)
Cc: Ietf-Smime (E-mail)
Subject: Re: New SMime Capabilities item


What OID are you using?


At 07:59 PM 5/11/99 -0700, Jim Schaad (Exchange) wrote:
Please add the following to the SMimeCapabilities section of the OIDs
document on IMC.ORG.

sMIMECapabilitiesVersions ::= {sMIMECapabilities 3}
SMIMECapabilitiesVersions ::= SEQUENCE OF INTEGER
--     SMime Capabilities Versions holds the sequence of S/MIME V3
--     understood by the client.   Currently the only two items legal
--     v2 (S/MIME version 2) and v3 (S/MIME version 3).   If the item is
missing from a
--     capabilities list then V2 only should be assumed.

The current justification for this is that S/MIME V2 clients will probably
not understand the CMS encrypted data objects.  Specifically receipient
infos other than key transport and may not be able to decrypt the message
all if other key managment algorithms are used in the message.


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