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WG Last Call: draft-ietf-smime-bfibecms-03.txt

2007-06-01 11:33:29

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-03.txt
 Pages     : 15
 Date      : 2007-5-1
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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achieved consensus that the document is suitable for publication as an
Informational RFC.

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