[rfc-dist] RFC 5708 on X.509 Key and Signature Encoding for the KeyNote Trust Management System

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        RFC 5708

        Title:      X.509 Key and Signature Encoding 
                    for the KeyNote Trust Management System 
        Author:     A. Keromytis
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       January 2010
        Mailbox:    angelos at cs.columbia.edu
        Pages:      6
        Characters: 12529
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-keromytis-keynote-x509-02.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5708.txt

This memo describes X.509 key identifiers and signature encoding
for version 2 of the KeyNote trust-management system (RFC 2704).
X.509 certificates (RFC 5280) can be directly used in the Authorizer
or Licensees field (or in both fields) in a KeyNote assertion,
allowing for easy integration with protocols that already use X.509
certificates for authentication.

In addition, the document defines additional signature types that
use other hash functions (beyond the MD5 and SHA1 hash functions
that are defined in RFC 2792).  This document is not an Internet Standards 
Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


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