Re: [Cbor] [Last-Call] Last Call: <draft-ietf-cbor-tags-oid-05.txt> (Concise Binary Object Representation (CBOR) Tags for Object Identifiers) to Proposed Standard

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Thu, 04 March 2021 09:43 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cbor] [Last-Call] Last Call: <draft-ietf-cbor-tags-oid-05.txt> (Concise Binary Object Representation (CBOR) Tags for Object Identifiers) to Proposed Standard
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On 2021-03-03, at 18:11, Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com> wrote:
> 
> The text says "...MUST be a syntactically valid BER representation of an object identifier ...", but this is not fully correct.  It is the value portion of the BER representation.  The CBOR encoding does not carry (and dies not need to carry) the type of length bytes of the BER representation.

Indeed.

Now https://github.com/cbor-wg/cbor-oid/pull/8

Thank you!

Grüße, Carsten