[rfc-dist] RFC 5081 on Using OpenPGP Keys for Transport Layer Security (TLS) Authentication

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        RFC 5081

        Title:      Using OpenPGP Keys for Transport 
                    Layer Security (TLS) Authentication 
        Author:     N. Mavrogiannopoulos
        Status:     Experimental
        Date:       November 2007
        Mailbox:    nmav at gnutls.org
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 15300
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tls-openpgp-keys-11.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5081.txt

This memo proposes extensions to the Transport Layer Security (TLS)
protocol to support the OpenPGP key format.  The extensions discussed
here include a certificate type negotiation mechanism, and the
required modifications to the TLS Handshake Protocol.  This memo defines 
an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.

This document is a product of the Transport Layer Security
Working Group of the IETF.


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