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IANA Registration of Trustword Lists: Guide, Template and IANA Considerations

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Bernie Hoeneisen , Hernâni Marques
Last updated 2020-07-12 (Latest revision 2020-01-09)
Replaced by draft-pep-trustwords
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This document specifies the IANA Registration Guidelines for Trustwords, describes corresponding registration procedures, and provides a guideline for creating Trustword list specifications. Trustwords are common words in a natural language (e.g., English), which hexadecimal strings are mapped to. Such a mapping makes verification processes like fingerprint comparisons more practical, and less prone to misunderstandings.


Bernie Hoeneisen
Hernâni Marques

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