[rfc-dist] RFC 7468 on Textual Encodings of PKIX, PKCS, and CMS Structures

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        RFC 7468

        Title:      Textual Encodings of PKIX, PKCS, 
                    and CMS Structures 
        Author:     S. Josefsson, S. Leonard
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2015
        Mailbox:    simon at josefsson.org, 
                    dev+ietf at seantek.com
        Pages:      20
        Characters: 41594
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-josefsson-pkix-textual-10.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7468

This document describes and discusses the textual encodings of the
Public-Key Infrastructure X.509 (PKIX), Public-Key Cryptography
Standards (PKCS), and Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS).  The
textual encodings are well-known, are implemented by several
applications and libraries, and are widely deployed.  This document
articulates the de facto rules by which existing implementations
operate and defines them so that future implementations can

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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