[rfc-dist] RFC 5750 on Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) Version 3.2 Certificate Handling

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        RFC 5750

        Title:      Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) 
                    Version 3.2 Certificate Handling 
        Author:     B. Ramsdell, S. Turner
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       January 2010
        Mailbox:    blaker at gmail.com, 
                    turners at ieca.com
        Pages:      21
        Characters: 48716
        Obsoletes:  RFC3850

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-smime-3850bis-11.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5750.txt

This document specifies conventions for X.509 certificate usage by
Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) v3.2 agents.
S/MIME provides a method to send and receive secure MIME messages,
and certificates are an integral part of S/MIME agent processing.
S/MIME agents validate certificates as described in RFC 5280, the
Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Certificate and CRL Profile.
S/MIME agents must meet the certificate processing requirements in
this document as well as those in RFC 5280.  This document obsoletes
RFC 3850.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
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