[rfc-dist] RFC 5697 on Other Certificates Extension

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        RFC 5697

        Title:      Other Certificates Extension 
        Author:     S. Farrell
        Status:     Experimental
        Date:       November 2009
        Mailbox:    stephen.farrell at cs.tcd.ie
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 17949
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pkix-other-certs-05.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5697.txt

Some applications that associate state information with public key
certificates can benefit from a way to link together a set of
certificates that belong to the same end entity and that can safely
be considered equivalent to one another for the purposes of
referencing that application-state information.  This memo defines a
certificate extension that allows applications to establish the
required linkage without introducing a new application protocol data
unit.  This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet

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

EXPERIMENTAL: This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the
Internet community.  It does not specify an Internet standard of any
kind. Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.
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