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        RFC 3126

        Title:      Electronic Signature Formats for long term
                    electronic signatures
        Author(s):  D. Pinkas, J. Ross, N. Pope
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       September 2001
        Mailbox:    harri.rasilainen@etsi.fr, Denis.Pinkas @bull.net,
                    ross@secstan.com, pope@secstan.com
        Pages:      84
        Characters: 175886
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-smime-esformats-03.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3126.txt

This document defines the format of an electronic signature that can
remain valid over long periods.  This includes evidence as to its
validity even if the signer or verifying party later attempts to deny
(i.e., repudiates the validity of the signature).

The format can be considered as an extension to RFC 2630 and RFC 2634,
where, when appropriate additional signed and unsigned attributes have
been defined.

The contents of this Informational RFC is technically equivalent to
ETSI TS 101 733 V.1.2.2. The ETSI TS is under the ETSI Copyright (C).
Individual copies of this ETSI deliverable can be downloaded from

This document is a product of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group
of the IETF.

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