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WG LAST CALL: draft-ietf-smime-bfibecms-01.txt

2007-01-26 03:47:51

This message initiates an SMIME Working Group Last Call on the document:

Title : Using the Boneh-Franklin and Boneh-Boyen identity-based encryption algorithms with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
        Author(s)       : L. Martin, M. Schertler
        Filename        : draft-ietf-smime-bfibecms-01.txt
        Pages           : 13
        Date            : 2006-10-23
This document describes the conventions for using the Boneh-Franklin
        (BF) and Boneh-Boyen (BB1) identity-based encryption algorithms in
the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) to encrypt content encryption
        keys. Object identifiers and the convention for encoding a
        recipient's identity are also defined.

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      possibly, another WG Last Call).

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