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RE: WG Last Call: cmsalg

2001-10-11 06:08:29


I think that John was referring to the ASN.1 modules associated with X.509, not the ASN.1 specifications themselves.


At 11:10 AM 10/11/2001 +0200, Magnus Nystrom wrote:

John Pawling wrote:

> I agree with Jim Schaad that the S/MIME specs should reference
> the ASN.1 modules in the PKIX documents instead of the ITU-T
> documents.  The PKIX documents are freely available to all, but the
> ITU-T documents are not.

This is not true; all ITU-T ASN.1 documents are available at:

Further, the ASN.1 in PKIX docs is not correct (use of UNIVERSAL
tags), which complicates matters for those using standards-compliant

-- Magnus

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