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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-smime-esformats-02.txt



A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
This draft is a work item of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Electronic Signature Formats for long term electronic 
                          signature
	Author(s)	: D. Pinkas, J. Ross, N. Pope
	Filename	: draft-ietf-smime-esformats-02.txt
	Pages		: 75
	Date		: 29-Nov-00
	
The informational RFC defines the format of an electronic signature 
that can remain valid over long periods. This includes evidence as to 
its validity even if the signer or verifying party later attempts to 
deny (i.e. repudiates, see [ISONR]) the validity of the signature.
The format can be considered as an extension to RFC 2630 [CMS] and RFC 
2634 [ESS], where, when appropriate additional signed and unsigned 
attributes have been defined.
The contents of this Informational RFC is technically equivalent to 
ETSI ES 201 733 V.1.1.3 Copyright (C). Individual copies of this 
ETSI deliverable can be downloaded from http://www.etsi.org

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