[rfc-dist] RFC 4998 on Evidence Record Syntax (ERS)

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        RFC 4998

        Title:      Evidence Record Syntax (ERS) 
        Author:     T. Gondrom, R. Brandner,
                    U. Pordesch
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       August 2007
        Mailbox:    tobias.gondrom at opentext.com, 
                    ralf.brandner at intercomponentware.com, 
                    ulrich.pordesch at zv.fraunhofer.de
        Pages:      32
        Characters: 66888
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ltans-ers-15.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4998.txt

In many scenarios, users must be able prove the existence and
integrity of data, including digitally signed data, in a common and
reproducible way over a long and possibly undetermined period of
time.  This document specifies the syntax and processing of an
Evidence Record, a structure designed to support long-term
non-repudiation of existence of data.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Long-Term Archive and Notary Services
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
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