Re: What ASN.1 got right

Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> Tue, 02 March 2021 05:50 UTC

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From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
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Subject: Re: What ASN.1 got right
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On Tue, Mar 02, 2021 at 06:20:11AM +0100, Carsten Bormann wrote:
> ASN.1 as the first major effort in describing the shape of data for
> interoperability of course didn’t have the benefit of things we have
> learned since 1983.

Hmm, but it has type variables -- a pretty advanced concept that did not
exist in 1983.