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Re: Encoding of 509 serial # and SKI

From: <tgindin@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 15:14:32 -0400
To: "Joseph M. Reagle Jr." <reagle@w3.org>
cc: David.Solo@citicorp.com, w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Message-ID: <85256915.0069B3F1.00@D51MTA04.pok.ibm.com>

"Joseph M. Reagle Jr." <reagle@w3.org>@w3.org on 07/07/2000 02:47:08 PM

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To:   David.Solo@citicorp.com
cc:   w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Subject:  Re: Encoding of 509 serial # and SKI

At 08:40 2000-07-07 -0400, David.Solo@citicorp.com wrote:
 >I don't think we agreed on what the X509SerialNumber should be.  Its
 >listed as a string (which is ambiguous) and could be either
ds:CryptoBinary or
 >integer (it is defined in ASN as an integer).  I'm indifferent (anyone
have a
 >strong preference?) but would probably lean towards integer.

Ok, I'll change it to integer.

[Tom Gindin] Remember, some CA's assign this field as the output of a hash
function - 160 bits is the longest on record, I think.
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