Long-term Archive Protocol (LTAP)

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This document describes a service operated as a trusted third party to securely archive electronic documents called a long-term archive service (LTA). We describe an architecture framework and a protocol allowing clients to interact with such a service. Bindings to concrete transport and security protocol layers are given.


Aleksej Jerman-Blazic (aljosa@setcce.org)
Peter Sylvester (Peter.Sylvester@edelweb.fr)
Carl Wallace (cwallace@cygnacom.com)

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