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2001-03-07 05:46:42
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        Title           : Use of ECC Algorithms in CMS
        Author(s)       : D. Brown, S. Blake-Wilson, P. Lambert
        Filename        : draft-ietf-smime-ecc-03.txt
        Pages           : 15
        Date            : 06-Mar-01
This document describes how to use Elliptic Curve Cryptography
(ECC) public-key algorithms in the Cryptographic Message Syntax
(CMS).  The ECC algorithms support the creation of digital
signatures and the exchange of keys to encrypt or authenticate
content.  The definition of the algorithm processing is based on
the ANSI X9.62 standard and the ANSI X9.63 draft, developed by the
ANSI X9F1 working group.

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