[rfc-dist] RFC 5751 on Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) Version 3.2 Message Specification

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        RFC 5751

        Title:      Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) 
                    Version 3.2 Message Specification 
        Author:     B. Ramsdell, S. Turner
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       January 2010
        Mailbox:    blaker at gmail.com, 
                    turners at ieca.com
        Pages:      45
        Characters: 98638
        Obsoletes:  RFC3851

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-smime-3851bis-11.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5751.txt

This document defines Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
(S/MIME) version 3.2.  S/MIME provides a consistent way to send and
receive secure MIME data.  Digital signatures provide authentication,
message integrity, and non-repudiation with proof of origin.
Encryption provides data confidentiality.  Compression can be used to
reduce data size.  This document obsoletes RFC 3851.  [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
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

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