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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-pkix-pi-05.txt

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	Title		: Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Permanent 
	Author(s)	: D. Pinkas, T. Gindin
	Filename	: draft-ietf-pkix-pi-05.txt
	Pages		: 11
	Date		: 17-Jun-02
This document define a new form of name, called permanent 
identifier, that may be included in the subjectAltName extension 
of a public key certificate issued to an entity.
The permanent identifier is an optional feature that may be used 
by a CA to indicate that the certificate relates to the same 
entity even if the name or the affiliation of that entity stored 
in the subject or another name form in the subjectAltName extension 
has changed.
The subject name, carried in the subject field, is only unique 
for each subject entity certified by the one CA as defined by the 
issuer name field. Also, the new name form can carry a 
name that is unique for each subject entity certified by a CA.

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