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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-pkix-new-part1-05.txt

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This draft is a work item of the Public-Key Infrastructure (X.509) Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Certificate 
                          and CRL Profile
	Author(s)	: R. Housley, W. Ford, W. Polk, D. Solo
	Filename	: draft-ietf-pkix-new-part1-05.txt
	Pages		: 119
	Date		: 08-Mar-01
This is the fourth draft of a specification based upon RFC 2459.
When complete, this specification will obsolete RFC 2459.  This
specification includes minor edits and clarifications.  The most
notable departures from RFC 2459 are found in Section 6, Path
Validation.  In RFC 2459, the reader was expected to augment the path
validation algorithm, which concentrated upon policy processing, with
information embedded in earlier sections.  For example, parameter
inheritance is discussed in Section 7, Algorithm Support, and can
certainly affect the validity of a certification path.

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