Textual Specification for Certificates and Attributes

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Digital certificates are used in many systems and protocols to identify and authenticate parties. This document describes a string format that identifies certificates, along with optional attributes. This string format has been engineered to work without re-encoding in a variety of protocol slots.


Sean Leonard (dev+ietf@seantek.com)

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