Re: [smime] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC5652 (5331)

Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com> Mon, 23 April 2018 15:58 UTC

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From: Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com>
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Subject: Re: [smime] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC5652 (5331)
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Thomas:

The original syntax for EncryptedData in your errata matches the syntax in RFC 2630 and its successors.  This matches many implementations.  Please explain more about the ratinonal for your proposed change.

Russ