Protecting Multiple Contents with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
RFC 4073

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Protecting Multiple Contents with the 
         Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Protecting Multiple Contents with the Cryptographic Message Syntax 
   (CMS) '
   <draft-housley-contentcollection-06.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
IETF Working Group. 

The IESG contact person is Sam Hartman.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-housley-contentcollection-06.txt

Technical Summary
 
 This protocol allows more than one object to be protected in one CMS object. 
While not an issue for email, where MIME and provide the necessary structure,
other uses of CMS do not provide the same sort of facility.  This fills that
void.
 
Protocol Quality
 
 Steve Bellovin reviewed the document for the IESG.