[rfc-dist] RFC 6331 on Moving DIGEST-MD5 to Historic

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        RFC 6331

        Title:      Moving DIGEST-MD5 to Historic 
        Author:     A. Melnikov
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       July 2011
        Mailbox:    Alexey.Melnikov at isode.com
        Pages:      6
        Characters: 14047
        Obsoletes:  RFC2831

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-kitten-digest-to-historic-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6331.txt

This memo describes problems with the DIGEST-MD5 Simple
Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) mechanism as specified in
RFC 2831.  It marks DIGEST-MD5 as OBSOLETE in the IANA Registry of
SASL mechanisms and moves RFC 2831 to Historic status.  This document 
is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is 
published for informational purposes.

This document is a product of the Common Authentication Technology Next Generation Working Group of the IETF.

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