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RFC 4630

"Update to DirectoryString Processing in the Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Certificate and Certificate Revocation List (CRL) Profile", August 2006

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoleted by:
RFC 5280
Updates:
RFC 3280
Authors:
R. Housley
S. Santesson
Stream:
IETF
Source:
pkix (sec)

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Abstract

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.


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