S/MIME Version 3.1 Certificate Profile Addendum

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Author Blake Ramsdell 
Last updated 2000-07-24
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In light of the expiration of the primary RSA patent, it is proposed that the RSA algorithm replace the DSS and Diffie-Hellman as the MUST implement algorithms in the S/MIME profile. This draft will describe only the proposed changes to the S/MIME Version 3 Certificate Handling RFC [SMIMEV3CERT], and the rest of that RFC will remain identical.


Blake Ramsdell (blake@sendmail.com)

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