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[smime] RFC 5911 on New ASN.1 Modules for Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) and S/MIME

2010-06-08 13:39:22

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        RFC 5911

        Title:      New ASN.1 Modules for Cryptographic 
                    Message Syntax (CMS) and S/MIME 
        Author:     P. Hoffman, J. Schaad
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       June 2010
        Mailbox:    paul(_dot_)hoffman(_at_)vpnc(_dot_)org, 
        Pages:      59
        Characters: 101576
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-smime-new-asn1-07.txt


The Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) format, and many associated
formats, are expressed using ASN.1.  The current ASN.1 modules
conform to the 1988 version of ASN.1.  This document updates those
ASN.1 modules to conform to the 2002 version of ASN.1.  There are no
bits-on-the-wire changes to any of the formats; this is simply a
change to the syntax.  This document is not an Internet Standards Track 
specification; it is published for informational purposes.

This document is a product of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group of the 

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