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COSE Profiles

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Authors Thomas Fossati , Henk Birkholz , Orie Steele
Last updated 2024-03-18 (Latest revision 2023-09-14)
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COSE (STD96) is not an end-to-end system with guaranteed interoperability. It is designed to serve a range of use cases and therefore it has a lot of options. In general, two COSE implementations that want to interoperate require an agreement on which subset of COSE features they will use. This document provides a set of rules for specifying such agreements as "COSE profiles" and registers a new COSE header parameter for in-band signalling of profile information.


Thomas Fossati
Henk Birkholz
Orie Steele

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