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RE(2): My comments on the X/Open PKI requirements document
> I thought all those things were things the IETF did. users participate,
> specs have been being written for many years.
> I don't understand the
Well, other than re-stating what I said ...
>All that the Open Group is bringing to this effort is:
>(a) organised input from users - i.e. non-vendor potential consumers of
> the PKI system such as large organisations, governments, and
>(b) experience in multi-vendor API spec agreement (XPG, UNIX, XA etc),
> and associated branding and test suite development.
... I can explain more about both (a) and (b), but I don't want to spend
SPKI bandwidth on this off-topic subject, so would be happy to do this in
For anyone interested in more background, either check out www.xopen.org,
or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or me (email@example.com) for more info on
the Open Group security programme.