Text Encodings of PKIX and CMS Structures

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Authors Simon Josefsson  , Sean Leonard 
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This document describes and discuss the text encodings of Public-Key Infrastructure using X.509 (PKIX) Certificates, PKIX Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs), PKCS #10 Certification Request Syntax, PKCS #7 structures, Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS), PKCS #8 Private- Key Information Syntax, and Attribute Certificates. The text encodings are well-known, are implemented by several applications and libraries, and are widely deployed. This document is intended to articulate the de-facto rules that existing implementations operate by, and to give recommendations that will promote interoperability going forward.


Simon Josefsson (simon@josefsson.org)
Sean Leonard (dev+ietf@seantek.com)

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