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Re: draft-housley-binarytime-00.txt

2004-09-16 12:07:44

The updated S/MIME MSG spec was just published. I do not see the WG opening it up for this ...


Right, that's why we have david Kemp's comment

  > The other Peter's suggestion:

    Time ::= CHOICE {
        utcTime          UTCTime,
        generalizedTime  GeneralizedTime,
        epochSeconds     INTEGER}

  > is fine with me, but I'm not sure existing applications would deal with
  > an unrecognized CHOICE value as gracefully as they would with an
  > unrecognized attribute.  To avoid problems, the S/MIME -msg spec would
  > have to state that epochSeconds MUST NOT be used by sending applications.