A set-key attribute for symmetric-key packages

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     Technical Summary

A set-key is a symmetric key (or set of keys) associated with an 
immutable set of participants.  This document defines a set-key 
attribute for use in the CMS-based symmetric-key package structure 
defined in in RFC 6031.

     Working Group Summary

As noted earlier, this draft is not the product of a WG, , but it was 
forwarded to both the KEYPROV and SMIME WGs for review and comment.  It 
was discussed on the SMIME WG list.  Comments were received from Jim 
Shaad. Off-list comments were received from Russ Housley and Sean Turner.

The comments concerned the methodology of organizing the sets.

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Jonathan Herzog <jherzog@ll.mit.edu> is the document Shepherd.
Tim Polk <tim.polk@nist.gov> is the responsible Area Director.

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