Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
RFC 3369

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:

From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    smime mailing list <>, 
    smime chair <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Cryptographic Message Syntax' to 
         Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following documents:

- 'Cryptographic Message Syntax '
   <draft-ietf-smime-rfc2630bis-08.txt> as a Proposed Standard
- 'Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) Algorithms '
   <draft-ietf-smime-cmsalg-08.txt> as a Proposed Standard

These documents are products of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Jeff Schiller and Tim Polk.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Technical Summary
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