RFC 6019 on BinaryTime: An Alternate Format for Representing Date and Time in ASN.1

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        RFC 6019

        Title:      BinaryTime: An Alternate Format for 
                    Representing Date and Time in ASN.1 
        Author:     R. Housley
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       September 2010
        Mailbox:    housley@vigilsec.com
        Pages:      6
        Characters: 11394
        Obsoletes:  RFC4049

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6019.txt

This document specifies a new ASN.1 type for representing time:
BinaryTime.  This document also specifies an alternate to the
signing-time attribute for use with the Cryptographic Message Syntax
(CMS) SignedData and AuthenticatedData content types; the
binary-signing-time attribute uses BinaryTime.  CMS and the
signing-time attribute are defined in RFC 5652.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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