Attribute Certificate (AC) Policies Extension
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, pkix mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, pkix chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Attribute Certificate Policies extension' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Attribute Certificate Policies extension ' <draft-ietf-pkix-acpolicies-extn-09.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Public-Key Infrastructure (X.509) Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Russ Housley and Tim Polk. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-pkix-acpolicies-extn-09.txt
Technical Summary This document describes one certificate extension to explicitly state the Attribute Certificate Policies (ACPs) that apply to a given Attribute Certificate (AC). The goal of this document is to allow relying parties to assess whether a given AC carrying some attributes can be accepted on the basis of references to one or more specific ACPs. Working Group Summary This document is a product of the PKIX WG. The PKIX WG reached rough concensus. Protocol Quality This document was reviewed by Russ Housley for the IESG. Note to RFC Editor Please expand "AC" the first time it appears in the Introduction. OLD: The purpose of this document is to define an AC policies extension able to explicitly state the AC policies that apply to a given AC, but not the AC policies themselves. Attribute Certificates are defined in [RFC 3281]. NEW: The purpose of this document is to define an Attribute Certificate (AC) policies extension able to explicitly state the AC policies that apply to a given AC, but not the AC policies themselves. ACs are defined in [RFC 3281].