[rfc-dist] RFC 5024 on ODETTE File Transfer Protocol 2.0

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        RFC 5024

        Title:      ODETTE File Transfer Protocol 2.0 
        Author:     I. Friend
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       November 2007
        Mailbox:    ieuan.friend at dip.co.uk
        Pages:      135
        Characters: 276953
        Obsoletes:  RFC2204

        I-D Tag:    draft-friend-oftp2-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5024.txt

This memo updates the ODETTE File Transfer Protocol, an established
file transfer protocol facilitating electronic data interchange
of business data between trading partners, to version 2.

The protocol now supports secure and authenticated communication
over the Internet using Transport Layer Security, provides file
encryption, signing, and compression using Cryptographic Message
Syntax, and provides signed receipts for the acknowledgement of
received files.

The protocol supports both direct peer-to-peer communication and
indirect communication via a Value Added Network and may be used
with TCP/IP, X.25, and ISDN-based networks.  This memo provides 
information for the Internet community.

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