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        RFC 3281

        Title:      An Internet Attribute Certificate Profile for
                    Authorization
        Author(s):  S. Farrell, R. Housley
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       April 2002
        Mailbox:    stephen.farrell@baltimore.ie,
                    rhousley@rsasecurity.com
        Pages:      40
        Characters: 90580
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pkix-ac509prof-09.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3281.txt


This specification defines a profile for the use of X.509 Attribute
Certificates in Internet Protocols.  Attribute certificates may be
used in a wide range of applications and environments covering a
broad spectrum of interoperability goals and a broader spectrum of
operational and assurance requirements.  The goal of this document is
to establish a common baseline for generic applications requiring
broad interoperability as well as limited special purpose
requirements.  The profile places emphasis on attribute certificate
support for Internet electronic mail, IPSec, and WWW security
applications.

This document is a product of the Public-Key Infrastructure (X.509)
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
standardization state and status of this protocol.  Distribution
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