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Identity-Based Encryption Architecture and Supporting Data Structures
RFC 5408

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Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    smime mailing list <>, 
    smime chair <>
Subject: Document Action: 'Identity-based Encryption 
         Architecture and Supporting Data Structures' to Informational 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Identity-based Encryption Architecture and Supporting Data Structures '
   <draft-ietf-smime-ibearch-10.txt> as an Informational RFC

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

The IESG contact persons are Tim Polk and Pasi Eronen.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary
This document describes the security architecture required to implement
identity-based encryption, a public-key encryption technology that uses a
user's identity to generate their public key.
Working Group Summary
This document is a product of the S/MIME Working Group. There
was very little public discussion about this draft. During WG last call
comments were raised and addressed, and after last call some nits
were addressed.
Protocol Quality
Tim Polk reviewed this document for the IESG.  At least one implementation
exists; no additional vendors have announced implementation plans.

Note to RFC Editor

(1) Please note that Intended Status should be Informational, not
Standards Track.  (The document header asserted Standards track.)

(2) Please make the following substitution in section 8.2

        <ibe:request xmlns:ibe="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:ibe">
              <ibe:client version="clientID"/>

        <ibe:response xmlns:ibe="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:ibe">
           <ibe:responseType value="responseCode"/>


   <?xml version="1.0"?>
   <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C/DTD XHTML Basic 1.0//EN"
   <html xmlns="">
       <meta http-equiv="content-type"
       <title>Identity-based Encryption</title>
       <h1>Namespace for Identity-based Encryption</h1>
   <a href="">RFCXXXX</a>.

RFC Editor Note