[rfc-dist] RFC 5480 on Elliptic Curve Cryptography Subject Public Key Information

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        RFC 5480

        Title:      Elliptic Curve Cryptography Subject Public 
                    Key Information 
        Author:     S. Turner, D. Brown,
                    K. Yiu, R. Housley,
                    T. Polk
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2009
        Mailbox:    turners at ieca.com, 
                    kelviny at microsoft.com, 
                    dbrown at certicom.com,
                    housley at vigilsec.com, 
                    wpolk at nist.gov
        Pages:      20
        Characters: 36209
        Updates:    RFC3279

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pkix-ecc-subpubkeyinfo-11.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5480.txt

This document specifies the syntax and semantics for the Subject
Public Key Information field in certificates that support Elliptic
Curve Cryptography.  This document updates Sections 2.3.5 and 5, and
the ASN.1 module of "Algorithms and Identifiers for the Internet X.509
Public Key Infrastructure Certificate and Certificate Revocation List
(CRL) Profile", RFC 3279.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Public-Key Infrastructure (X.509) Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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