Update to DirectoryString Processing in the Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Certificate and Certificate Revocation List (CRL) Profile, August 2006
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 5280
- RFC 3280
- R. Housley
- pkix (sec)
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This document updates the handling of DirectoryString in the Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Certificate and Certificate Revocation List (CRL) Profile, which is published in RFC 3280. The use of UTF8String and PrintableString are the preferred encoding. The requirement for exclusive use of UTF8String after December 31, 2003 is removed. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.