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Re: Way Forward

2000-08-01 15:57:56
At 2:18 PM -0700 8/1/00, Eric Rescorla wrote:
 > OAEP have been available for years.  PKCS#1 v2.0 includes it.  I do not
 think that it is immature.
That's not the issue that I am concerned with. Rather, I'm concerned
with introducing gratuitous incompatibilities.

I'm with Eric on this one. We can add a note about how to avoid the problem *and* keep compatibility with the established S/MIME base. The proposal was prompted by S/MIME, not CMS.

--Paul Hoffman, Director
--Internet Mail Consortium

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