I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-openpgp-rfc2440bis-06.txt

Internet-Drafts@ietf.org Mon, 12 August 2002 11:32 UTC

Received: from above.proper.com (mail.proper.com [208.184.76.45]) by ietf.org (8.9.1a/8.9.1a) with ESMTP id HAA16939 for <openpgp-archive@odin.ietf.org>; Mon, 12 Aug 2002 07:32:48 -0400 (EDT)
Received: from localhost (localhost [[UNIX: localhost]]) by above.proper.com (8.11.6/8.11.3) id g7CBLum26091 for ietf-openpgp-bks; Mon, 12 Aug 2002 04:21:56 -0700 (PDT)
Received: from ietf.org (odin.ietf.org [132.151.1.176]) by above.proper.com (8.11.6/8.11.3) with ESMTP id g7CBLtw26087 for <ietf-openpgp@imc.org>; Mon, 12 Aug 2002 04:21:55 -0700 (PDT)
Received: from CNRI.Reston.VA.US (localhost [127.0.0.1]) by ietf.org (8.9.1a/8.9.1a) with ESMTP id HAA16270; Mon, 12 Aug 2002 07:20:38 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200208121120.HAA16270@ietf.org>
Mime-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: Multipart/Mixed; Boundary="NextPart"
To: IETF-Announce: ;
Cc: ietf-openpgp@imc.org
From: Internet-Drafts@ietf.org
Reply-to: Internet-Drafts@ietf.org
Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-openpgp-rfc2440bis-06.txt
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 07:20:37 -0400
Sender: owner-ietf-openpgp@mail.imc.org
Precedence: bulk
List-Archive: <http://www.imc.org/ietf-openpgp/mail-archive/>
List-Unsubscribe: <mailto:ietf-openpgp-request@imc.org?body=unsubscribe>
List-ID: <ietf-openpgp.imc.org>

A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
This draft is a work item of the An Open Specification for Pretty Good Privacy Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: OpenPGP Message Format
	Author(s)	: J. Callas, L. Donnerhacke, H. Finney, R. Thayer
	Filename	: draft-ietf-openpgp-rfc2440bis-06.txt
	Pages		: 71
	Date		: 09-Aug-02
	
This document is maintained in order to publish all necessary
information needed to develop interoperable applications based on
the OpenPGP format. It is not a step-by-step cookbook for writing an
application. It describes only the format and methods needed to
read, check, generate, and write conforming packets crossing any
network. It does not deal with storage and implementation questions.
It does, however, discuss implementation issues necessary to avoid
security flaws.
OpenPGP software uses a combination of strong public-key and
symmetric cryptography to provide security services for electronic
communications and data storage.  These services include
confidentiality, key management, authentication, and digital
signatures. This document specifies the message formats used in
OpenPGP.

A URL for this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-openpgp-rfc2440bis-06.txt

To remove yourself from the IETF Announcement list, send a message to 
ietf-announce-request with the word unsubscribe in the body of the message.

Internet-Drafts are also available by anonymous FTP. Login with the username
"anonymous" and a password of your e-mail address. After logging in,
type "cd internet-drafts" and then
	"get draft-ietf-openpgp-rfc2440bis-06.txt".

A list of Internet-Drafts directories can be found in
http://www.ietf.org/shadow.html 
or ftp://ftp.ietf.org/ietf/1shadow-sites.txt


Internet-Drafts can also be obtained by e-mail.

Send a message to:
	mailserv@ietf.org.
In the body type:
	"FILE /internet-drafts/draft-ietf-openpgp-rfc2440bis-06.txt".
	
NOTE:	The mail server at ietf.org can return the document in
	MIME-encoded form by using the "mpack" utility.  To use this
	feature, insert the command "ENCODING mime" before the "FILE"
	command.  To decode the response(s), you will need "munpack" or
	a MIME-compliant mail reader.  Different MIME-compliant mail readers
	exhibit different behavior, especially when dealing with
	"multipart" MIME messages (i.e. documents which have been split
	up into multiple messages), so check your local documentation on
	how to manipulate these messages.
		
		
Below is the data which will enable a MIME compliant mail reader
implementation to automatically retrieve the ASCII version of the
Internet-Draft.
ftp://ftp.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-openpgp-rfc2440bis-06.txt"><ftp://ftp.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-openpgp-rfc2440bis-06.txt>